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English translation of
Holy Zend Avesta - Khorda Avesta (1)

English translation by James Darmesteter, Dhalla, B. N. Dhabhar,
L. Mills, J. H. Peterson, C. Bartholomae
taken from http://www.avesta.org/avesta.html

Ushahin Gah - (midnight to dawn)

1
Propitiation to Ahura Mazda. Ashem Vohu...(3). I profess myself a Mazda-worshipper, a follower of Zarathushtra, opposing the Daevas, accepting the Ahuric doctrine. To Ushahin that furthers life, Ashavan, the master of Asha, for worship, adoration, propitiation and praise. To Berejya and Nmanya, Ashavan, the master(s) of Asha, for worship, adoration, propitiation and praise.

2
With propitiation of Sraosha, companion of Ashi, procuring rewards, victorious, who furthers the world, (and) the very straight Razishta and Arshtad, who further the world, who augment the world, for worship, adoration, propitiation and praise. Yatha Ahu Vairyo, the zaotar should say to me Atha ratush ashatchit hacha, the knowing Asha-one should say.

3
We worship Ahura Mazda, Ashavan, the master of Asha. We worship Zarathushtra, Ashavan, the master of Asha. We worship the Fravashi of Ashavan Zarathushtra, We worship the Ashavan Amesha Spentas.

4
We worship the good, powerful, holy Fravashis, Ashavan, the material and the spiritual. We worship the most effective of masters, the most active of Yazatas, and the most worthy of the masters of Asha, who is best able to reach his goal of satisfaction, the Ashavan master of Asha!

5
We worship Ushahin, Ashavan, the master of Asha. We worship the beautiful Ushah; we worship the radiant Ushah, with swift horses, the men ..., the insight of men ..., the deceased, together with (?) Nmanya; the swift Ushah, with swift horses, which appear throughout the seven regions of the earth; we worship that Ushah. We worship Ahura Mazda, Ashavan, the master of Asha. We worship Vohu Mano; we worship Asha Vahishta; we worship Khshathra Vairya; we worship the good Spenta Armaiti.

Continued...

6
We worship Berejya, Ashavan, the master of Asha; for the practice of Asha Vahishta, for the practice of the good Mazdayasnian religion , for worship and adoration of the master Nmanya; and we worship Nmanya, Ashavan, the master of Asha.

7
We worship Sraosha, companion of Ashi, fair of form, victorious, world-promoting, the Ashavan, the master of Asha. We worship the very straight Rashnu; and we worship Arshtad, who further the world, who augment the world!

8
We worship you, O Atar, son of Ahura Mazda, Ashavan, the master of Asha. We worship this Baresman spread with Asha and provided with Zaothra and girdle, Ashavan, the master of Asha. We worship Apam Napat. We worship Nairyosangha. We worship the brave Yazata Damoish Upamana. We worship the souls of the deceased, they, the Fravashis of the Ashavan.

9
We worship the exalted master who is Ahura Mazda, who is highest in Asha, who is furthest going in Asha. We worship all the teachings of Zarathushtra. We worship all well done deeds (those already) done, and those that will be done. We worship all those Beings whom Ahura Mazda knows to be best for worship according to Asha, male and female.

10
Yatha Ahu Vairyo...(2). I desire worship and adoration and strength and force for Sraosha, companion of Ashi, procuring rewards, victorious, who furthers the world, (and) the very straight Razishta and Arshtad, who further the world, who augment the world. Ashem Vohu.... Bestow on him riches... (Recite SrB5.)

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