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Since last year, the community has been trying to stop the rapid decline in the number of Zoroastrian priests through Jiyo Parsi and Jiyo Mobed Workshop. As part of the workshop, members of the priestly community were counselled and trained, so that they take can up a larger role in the affairs of the ...
Small Town Faith – From Methodists, Baptists and the Free Church to Jews, Sikhs and Zoroastrians, Sturgis has a vibrant and rich religious story. 100 Years of Music – If you played a musical instrument, there was a place for you in Sturgis. Spence Field – Four thousand people packed the stands on its ...

The Parsis are Zoroastrians by faith. Zoroastrianism is one of the oldest religions of the world. Humata, Hukhta, Huvarshta which translates to Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds are amongst some of the guiding principles of the Zoroastrian religion. “According to reliable historical, astronomical and ...
Cyrus Vafadari noted that his father's brother, Kasra Vafadari, was murdered in France in 2007 “by someone with a connection to the IRGC 11 years ago,” adding that “Kasra lived under constant harassment for being a Zoroastrian.” Karan Vafadari belongs to a prominent Zoroastrian family in Tehran.
Renowned astrologer P.P. Globa writes: “Nowhere, in any other teachings the problem of good and evil is not worked out so deeply, thoroughly and consistently as in Zoroastrianism. This question is central to any Zoroastrian “. As we know, the initial idea of creating peace and integrity in all myths, ...

KOLKATA: A division bench of the Calcutta high court requested a single judge bench to consider an application by The Federation of Parsi Zoroastrian Anjumans of India (FPZAI) to be included as a party or intervene in proceedings in a matter regarding the entry of children, whose father is a non-Parsi, ...
Smita Godrej is active with the Association of Inter Marriage Zoroastrians (AIMZ). Goolrookh is part of the association. Mumbai Parsis such as brothers Vispy and Kerssie Wadia have started the Association for Revival of Zoroastrianism. One of its recent initiatives has been to set up a fire temple in Pune that ...

Many students know that Duke's motto is “Eruditio et Religio,” but what do the words meaning erudition and religion truly look like in practice? A new living learning community is bringing the phrase to life. Eruditio et Religio, also called E&R, aims to help students build relationships with people of varying ...
As the legend goes, in the 7th century, when the first wave of Zoroastrians landed on the shores of western India, the local ruler Jadav Rana sent the leader of ... trip to their chikoo wadis, and a group of young Parsis and Iranis who would go on to Udvada, the religious centre of the Zoroastrian community.
The Zoroastrians marked Sadeh, an ancient feast celebrating the creation of fire, in Yazd, Iran this week. The feast is marked on the tenth day of the eleventh month of Iranian calendar annually. Sadeh has been observed since the days when Zoroastrianism was the dominant religion in the powerful Persian ...
He added that the sentences mean "my wife and me, and every one of you dual national Zoroastrians who returned to your country to invest in the homeland you love, are always going to be in danger of losing your assets and forced to leave the country." Zoroastrianism is a pre-Islamic ancient religion in ...
Zoroastrian fire temples are renowned. The eternal flame there, called 'Atar Beheram' is treated like a king with a crown hung over it. This fire is fed five times a day by priests to keep it going. In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus stole fire from the gods to give it to mortals, risking the wrath of Zeus, even ...
TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (MNA) – Iranian central province of Yazd homes a big share of Iranian Zoroastrians. Zoroastrians celebrated the religious feast of "Jashn-e Sadeh" on Tuesday by burning firewood on an open space to signify the coming of spring and as a symbolic token of the eternal fight with mischief.


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