Atash Behram, Atash Adaran, Atash Dadgah

Atash Behram, Atash Adaran and Atash Dadgah There are three kinds of sacred fires in Zoroastrianism, each standing for one sector of ancient society: Atash Dadgah, Adur Aduran, and Atash Behram. Atash Dadgah is associated with the householder class and burns in houses and during celebrations such as weddings. Adur Aduran is connected with the warrior class and burns constantly in fire temples. It is called the ‘Fire of Fires’ because it is made up of embers gathered from different fires belonging to different social classes, to symbolize social unity. The highly revered Atash Behram is related to kings and the royal family. It must initially originate from lightning and is composed of embers gathered from the hearth of a thousand and one different occupations in society. Atash Behran is called the ‘Fire of Victory’ and is kept in an undecorated temple, visible only to the worshippers. http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/321437