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Another ancient tradition preserved in Yazidi religion is the worship of fire. Of course roots of it can be also found in Zoroastrianism, but looking at evening fire being lighted in 365 sacred spots around Lalish every evening or light adoration at the night ceremony in the temple, it is hard not to think about Hindu aarti, one of the oldest common Indo-European rituals, and to marvel at continuity and unity across artificial borders.
Another ancient tradition preserved in Yazidi religion is the worship of fire. Of course roots of it can be also found in Zoroastrianism, but looking at evening fire being lighted in 365 sacred spots around Lalish every evening or light adoration at the night ceremony in the temple, it is hard not to think about Hindu aarti, one of the oldest common Indo-European rituals, and to marvel at continuity and unity across artificial borders.
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