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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 66, Anahita Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 66, Anahita Summary and Analysis

The worship of holy Anait spreads from Anatolia into Iran as the worship of Anahita. Her name is sometimes given as Nana, mother of Attis. The Iranians claim that Ahura Mazda assigned the task of watching over the universe to Anahita. However, they also claim that Anahita is the heavens. She provides the rains to the rivers and crops and she creates life. She is the sun drawn across the sky in her chariot drawn by wind, rain, clouds, and sleet. Eagle wings sprout from her shoulders and she wears an eight-pointed crown.

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