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Q: What are the similarities between Zoroastrianism and Islam?
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A: There are quite a few, especially among Shia and Zoroastrianism. To start out with The 5 prayer times and the ablutions come directly from Zoroastrianism. Then you have parallels between the Miraj (Mohammed's so called Night Journey) and the Arda Viraf Nameh. Then some Hadiths, describing the fate of the soul at death, sound exactly like the Avesta and I mean almost verbatim. Plus you have the Chinvat Peretu and the Sirat bridge, which are basically identical to each other. In Shia Islam even many of the myths are Zoroastrian in origin.
Who did that? The Zoroastrian "Imams" of Islam.