why do Zoroastrians pray toward fire?
Zoroastrians pray toward fire or light because fire is the symbol of God and it is also a symbol of wisdom.
why did Ahura Mazda create us?
God loves us very much and has created us to be His companion. He wants us to help Him make the world a better place to live for everyone.
why it's important for us to protect the environment?
Everyone has to honor God's creations-waters, air, earth, plants and animals. If we pollute the earth, we will suffer. So Zoroastrians from long ago were very keen in protecting the environment.
Does goD punish people?
Ahura Mazda does not punish people because He is not revengeful. But He has made a rule which says every action has a consequence: bad for bad and good for good.
What is the House of Song?
The House of Song is Heaven. Zoroaster teaches us that God entered the House of Song first and all the good people will eventually join Him there.
Does God want us to be happy?
God likes everyone to be happy as long as we don't harm ourselves or others. God has created a joyful world for us to enjoy! That's why happiness is very important in Zoroastrian religion.
what are some of the things we can do to please god?
God will be very happy if we always tell the truth and be kind to others. We should always respect our parents and teachers, help the poor people, be kind to animals and protect the earth from pollution.
Would god be mad at me if I am mean to a friend?
God will always forgive us if we make a mistake as long as we don't repeat that mistake and learn from it. We should always be kind to others though.
do we go to Heaven just because we are zoroastrian?
All the good people go to heaven even if they are not Zoroastrian. As a Zoroastrian, we have to try our best to be righteous and kind and that way we will definitely go to heaven.
ARe all god's creations good?
God has created everything in the world and all His creations are good.