Airyaman

Airyaman In Persian mythology, god of healing, invoked against disease, sorcerers, and Demons. The good god, Ahura Mazda, called on Airyaman to help expel disease. The god was so successful that he caused 99,999 diseases to cease. In the Bundahishn, a sacred Persian book of the Zoroastrians, Airyaman is called he “who gives the world healing of all pains.”

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Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow– Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante

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