ARCHITECTURE: Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran.
2 lamassu on the western portal of the Gate of All Nations, entrance to Persepolis (modern day Iran). The Lamassu is an apotrope, a mythological creature that wards off evil, originating in Babylonia and Assyria.
Time and again we come across certain evidences about our past which we turn a blind eye to. We can& explain these without being labeled a crazy conspiracy theorist. Should that scare us from unveiling the truth? Plain truth that is staring hard at.
Faravahar, Iran. Faravahar relief at Persepolis. / Faravahar is one of the best-known symbols of Zoroastrianism, the state religion of ancient Iran. In present-day Zoroastrianism, the faravahar is said to be a reminder of one's purpose in life, which is to live in such a way that the soul progresses towards frasho-kereti, or union with Ahura Mazda, the supreme divinity in Zoroastrianism.