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Angra mainyu by GENZOMAN Angra mainyu by GENZOMAN
In ancient Persian (Iran) religion and books of Zoroastrianism, Angra Mainyu is the god of darkness, the eternal destroyer of good, personification and creator of evil, bringer of death and disease. He is seen as the personification of evil, he leading the dark forces against the hosts of Spenta Mainyu, the holy spirit, who assisted Ahura Mazda, the wise lord, and final victor of the cosmic conflict.

He lives in darkness, in a place where all those who do evil go to after their demise (Hell) and his symbol is the snake. He is what in Christian religion can be called Satan.

A old draw (arround 4 months ago) for myths & Legends TCG for the new editon "Duna" based on the 1001 nights.

5 hours/photoshop CS/wacom intuos/music : Invocation of naahma (i could listeng this song all the day XD)

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Cybertramon001 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
In Fate Stay/Night during a previous war, someone tried to summon this guy. It turned out he had been a simple villager chosen at random to be the fall-guy for everything.
...I think they were expecting him to look like this badass.
monsterdude101 Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Hobbyist
This is really amazing artwork and its magnificent!

But hmm I wouldn't say that he is the same being known as Satan (Azazel) by his evilness. And yes, in Zoroastrianism he is a devil, a Daeva, but in Hinduism he might not be an evil entity to the Hindu, as the Daevas in Hinduism are not quite evil as they are viewed in Zoroastrianism and same with the Ashuras. But I find it very interesting that he (Angra Mainyu) tempted the first human beings Mashya and Mashyana in the Zoroastrian story, but stories can be fabricated and changed over time as we can clearly see viewing all the different religions of the world.
ArchSeraph6 Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Will you do Spenta Mainyu?
SeSetastic Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Student General Artist
Incredible Good Clap 
LightKeybladeMaster Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Student Artist
I had seen this picture in JazinKay's gallery. Are you the artist that made this artwork
Leonitus Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
That guy looks like he has Boosted Gear, lol. 
iJihadLeader Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Thats exacley what came to my mind
IrukhanScathaigh Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
BOOSTO! lol xD
ssowori Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013
Will you make Ahura Mazda?
DepressionMoon Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013
I never got the chance to fight this guy in Final Fantasy.
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