Circumstance (Iran): A teenage girl tests the limits of her conservative culture as her brother, a recovering drug addict, turns increasingly to religion. Persian dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned. 10/12/16
Cyrus the Great ~ " What is sometimes referred to as the Edict of Restoration, (actually two edicts), described in the Bible as being made by Cyrus the Great; left a lasting legacy on the Jewish religion where because of his policies in Babylonia, he is referred to by the people of the Jewish faith, as "the anointed of the Lord."
Hinduism is thought to have gotten its name from the Persian word hindu, meaning "river," used by outsiders to describe the people of the Indus River Valley. Hindus themselves refer to their religion as sanatama dharma, "eternal religion," and varnasramadharma, a word emphasizing the fulfillment of duties (dharma) appropriate to one's class (varna) and stage of life (asrama).