Zoroastrian Mythology

The Gods and Supernatural Beings of Zoroastrianism


Zoroastrian fabulous creature

Also known as Aži Dahāka

The three-headed dragon who is hell-bent on destroying the world

Spawn of the wicked Ahriman, who created it as a Weapon of Mass Destruction, Azhi Dahaka went on a terrible rampage too horrific to describe. However, thanks to the intervention of Atar, it’s now safely chained up.

But how safe is safe? And what’s to prevent Ahriman spawning another one? You just can’t trust these evil Gods of Mass Terrorism. What this world really needs is an Independent Dragon Inspectorate.

Azhi Dahaka Facts and Figures

Name: Azhi Dahaka
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aži Dahāka

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Area or people: Persia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 5625

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Article last revised on May 14, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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