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The Zend Avesta, Part III (SBE31), L.H. Mills, tr. [1886], at

VI 2.

Propitiation be to the created body of the Kine of blessed endowment, and to the Kine's soul (so, if there is one cow presented 3). Propitiation be to the body and soul of you two (so, if there are two 3).—To your body and soul (if there are three, or the entire herd 3). (The Ahuna follows.)


391:2 This fragment was spoken when the milk was drawn from the cow, or cows, for the offering, and when the water was received with which the udder of the cow was to be washed. (Sp. transl. vol. iii, p. 254.)

391:3 These words are in Persian introduced as rubric.

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