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RASHNU

Middle-Eastern Judgmental God

Also known as RASHNAU, RASHNAW

Zoroastrian God of Judgment who weighs souls

Along with MITHRA and SRAOSHA, he judges the souls of the dead. We’re not sure what role the others play (do they split the workload between them?), but RASHNU himself provides the Golden Scales of Justice upon which the souls are weighed.

As the Angel of Final Judgment, we suspect that RASHNU is also standing by to sound the Last Trump and bring about the end of the world. But that’s just a wild guess.

RASHNU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : RASHNU
Area or people : Persia
Location : the Middle-East
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Judging
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : RASHNAU, RASHNAW
Popularity index : 3598

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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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