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by Micha F. Lindemans
The Persian patriarch who was warned of the coming of a scourging winter by Ahura Mazda. He was told to build a vara (enclosure) wherein he was to shelter himself and all living things. When the winter was over, Ahura Mazda sent the bird Karshipta.

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