Shams-i-bala and The Historical Shambhala Kingdom: Zarathustra, Zoroastrianism & Balkh (6th C. BC)
This speaks so loudly to me.
Contemporary portrait of Prophet Zarathustra (Zoroaster, Zartosht)
Zoroaster, also known as Zarathustra, is the founder of Zoroastrianism. Though he is known most likely to have been Persian, his birthplace is uncertain. It is now generally thought that he was born in the eastern part of the Iranian Plateau. Many popular religions borrowed from is teachings throughout the centuries, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, etc.