NIRANG OF THE VANANT YASHT AND ITS USES.
TRANLITERATION OF THE TEXT OF THE NIRANG:
All tribulation, and the demigods/demons, and the falsehoods, and the fairies, and the Witches/she demons, and the magicians, and the infections (bad winds) , and the pains, and stomach aches and pains of the seven joints in the body, and the evil emanating from Satan, and anguish (pain of the heart), and psychological problems (mental pains) and the vibrations that cause malaise of the mind, and the evil eye, and the temptation that arises from becoming aware of evil persons, and all such trials;
May these be vanquished and become impotent.
Pray one Ashem Vohu. (Recite the Nirang thrice).
“Kul balā dafe shavad, O dīv O daruj O pari O kaftaar O seheraan, O baad akhtahed akhi darde shekam haft andām, khalale Shaitaan O khaatir pareshaan, O khalale demaagh shaitaan khaatir pareshaan baad; O dar nazar barvizan taa didne navasht O maanand hamchunin balaa dafe shavad.
Pray one Ashem Vohū (Recite the Nirang thrice).
USES: The text of the Nirang gives one an idea of where, when and why it may be prayed. However, to spell it out…..
1. To be rid of:
noxious and harmful creatures,
filthy and stinking creatures,
creatures like reptiles, scorpions, insects, ants, wasps, rats, midges, locust, lice, fleas
mad monstrous spirits that plagued the pre-historic world
creatures from another cycle of creation bringing ruin and destruction to the present world
souls living in limbo or any conscious force that manifests inappropriately/improperly
Maliciously clever, corrupt, half-witted intelligence or distorted wisdom
Stagnant energy that has stopped progressing. In Zoroastrian lore, all that has stopped evolving or progressing has no further place in creation.
2. To eradicate all evil that can be transformed or destroyed with knowledge and wisdom.
3. To defeat the invincible.
NOTE: Vanant, in Zoroastrianism, is the underlying substance, fundamental reality of the ‘Star of the West’, a binary multiple star system in the Constellation, Scorpius. Girtab or Vanant is the 83rd brightest star in the night sky and can be seen with the naked eye; it is a pulsating blue Giant. The mass and radius of the primary star in the system is about 7 times that of our Sun in both cases. It is also variously equated with Vega in the constellation Lyra in the Western Hemisphere and Formal haut in the Southern.
Unlike the other energies, there is no month or day dedicated to Vanant; it is invoked with other astral phenomena every month on the second and third day and is a companion of Tishtriya (Teshtar sitaara).
For further explanations, see the notes under transliteration of Vanant Yasht in this blog.