|Back||Chapter 16 - Yasna 51|
"That good rule must be chosen which ... in alliance with truth, ...
"...This very rule shall I now bring to realization for us." (Y51.1).
"...The Highest shall be reached by DEEDS alone." (Y51.1, Taraporewala translation).
". . . Grant thou
"...Thou art the Lord
by reason of Thy tongue (which is)
in harmony with truth
and by reason of Thy words
stemming from good thinking, of which
Thou, Wise One,
art the foremost revealer."
"Where shall there be
protection instead of injury?
Where shall mercy take place?
Where truth which attains glory?
Where the very best thinking?
Where, Wise One,
through Thy rule?"
"The one who accepts what is better than good
"Thou, Wise One, who hast fashioned the cow
“…grant Thou to me … completeness, …...” Y51.7.
"…I would do evil to the deceitful one (as) in accordance with the wish of Him who has upheld the truth…"Y51.8.
"The satisfaction which Thou shalt give to both factions through Thy pure fire and the molten iron, Wise One, is to be given as a sign among living beings, in order to destroy the deceitful and to save the truthful." .Yasna 51.9
"The reward which Thou bestowest on both parties through Thy blazing fire, O Mazda, through the Fiery Test (this) doth lead to (Thy) granting an indication for (our inner) Lives; that the Untruthful shall have frustration and the Truthful shall have blessings." (51.9 Taraporewala translation).
". . . His soul shall vex him at the Bridge of the Judge surely, in that he has disappeared from the path of truth by reason of his own actions and (the words) of his tongue." Y51.13;
"What prize Zarathushtra ...
promised to his adherents --
into that House of Song
did the Wise Lord come as the first one.
This prize has been promised to you during the times of salvation
by reason of your good thinking
"...The Wise Lord is virtuous..."
"Glorious Jamaspa Haugva (has displayed) this understanding of His power: 'One chooses that rule of good thinking allied with truth in order to serve...' " (Y51.18).
"The satisfaction which Thou shalt give to both factions through Thy pure fire and the molten iron, Wise One. . ." Y51.9.
"...the Wise One
who offers support (to us)."
"...let that salvation of yours
be granted to us:
truth allied with good thinking!..."
"All ye (immortals) of the same temperament,..." (Y51.20).
"...Virtuous is truth and the rule of good thinking. "
"I know in whose worship there exists for me the best in accordance with truth