The Yasna Ritual in Performance

UCLA Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series

May 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Up to the present day Zoroastrian priests perform a millennia old ritual, the Yasna, in which the recitation of ancient Avestan texts accompanies the performance of ritual actions. Using new visual source material of images and film clips, this lecture discusses the performance of the Yasna and its significance for the Zoroastrian tradition.

May 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Pourdavoud Center Lecture Series: Almut Hintze – Pourdavoud Center – UCLA

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