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Yazdanism


Group of religious traditions mainly in Kurdistan. From a number of shared elements and common history of Yazdanism, 3 modern religions are defined.
Yazdani faiths are often referred to as Cult of Angels. A common element is the belief in 7 angelic beings that protect the world. The Yazdani religions are moderate polytheistic, and has influences from Islam, Zoroastrianism an perhaps even Hinduism.

The religions defined to belong to the Yazdani branch are:

Alevism

Ahl-e Haqq

Yazidism





By Tore Kjeilen