The Yezidi Wednesday and the Music of the Spheres

  title={The Yezidi Wednesday and the Music of the Spheres},
  author={A. Rodziewicz},
  journal={Iranian Studies},
  pages={259 - 293}
  • A. Rodziewicz
  • Published 2020
  • History
  • Iranian Studies
  • The article is an attempt to answer the question why Wednesday has the status of a holy day in Yezidism. Wednesday can be seen as a commemoration of the fourth day of creation, when the life on earth began and the Peacock Angel became its ruler. The article points to the Yezidi worship of the Moon and the Sun and related angels (Melek Fakhradin and Melek Sheikh Shams) and connects it with the Pythagorean concept concerning the movement of the planets and the Music of the Spheres. Two sacred… CONTINUE READING