Saturday, January 28, 2017

Fact of the Day: Holy Rooster

Roosters have been part of religious customs in almost every world religion. In Zoroastrianism (of the ancient Middle East) the rooster was consider a symbol of light. Which helped make the rooster one of the holiest animals in Iran from 2000 BC to 700 BC. 

10 comments:

  1. I never knew until today the rooster was part of the chinese new year cycle

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  2. I guess they were just a cock a doodle dooing the right way

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  3. cool! i'm year of the rooster :))

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  4. Yes, it's the year of the Rooster ...
    Happy Chinese New Year!

    All the best Jan

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  5. I am very surprised about the rooster being a part of so many older cultures.

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  6. You always come up with interesting facts, many of which like this one, I don't know.

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