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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 533 pages of information about Sacred Books of the East.

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the word-contract, how many are involved in his sin?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“His sin makes his Nabanazdistas answerable for three hundred years.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the hand-contract, how many are involved in his sin?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“His sin makes his Nabanazdistas answerable for six hundred years.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the sheep-contract, how many are involved in his sin?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“His sin makes his Nabanazdistas answerable for seven hundred years.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the ox-contract, how many are involved in his sin?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“His sin makes his Nabanazdistas answerable for eight hundred years.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the man-contract, how many are involved in his sin?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“His sin makes his Nabanazdistas answerable for nine hundred years.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the field-contract, how many are involved in his sin?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“His sin makes his Nabanazdistas answerable for a thousand years.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the word-contract, what is the penalty that he shall pay?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“Three hundred stripes with the Aspahe-astra, three hundred stripes with the Sraosho-karana.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the hand-contract, what is the penalty that he shall pay?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“Six hundred stripes with the Aspahe-astra, six hundred stripes with the Sraosho-karana.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the sheep-contract, what is the penalty that he shall pay?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“Seven hundred stripes with the Aspahe-astra, seven hundred stripes with the Sraosho-karana.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the ox-contract, what is the penalty that he shall pay?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“Eight hundred stripes with the Aspahe-astra, eight hundred stripes with the Sraosho-karana.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the man-contract, what is the penalty that he shall pay?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“Nine hundred stripes with the Aspahe-astra, nine hundred stripes with the Sraosho-karana.”

O Maker of the material world, thou Holy One!  If a man break the field-contract, what is the penalty that he shall pay?

Ahura Mazda answered:—­

“A thousand stripes with the Aspahe-astra, a thousand stripes with the Sraosho-karana.”

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