Funding Parsi Higher Education in India

Funding Parsi Higher Education in India

The US based non-profit Foundation for Excellence (FFE www.ffe.org) has developed a financially sustainable method for higher education for the smart and talented youth in India. The San Francisco-based Foundation for a Sustainable Future (FSF www.sustainable-future.org) has developed a supplementary program for economically-challenged Indian Parsi youth, and seeks to: identify and nominate Parsi scholars to…

The Religion that the Iranian Mullahs Fear Most

The Religion that the Iranian Mullahs Fear Most

Over the past few decades, Iran has seen a revival in the native religion that predates Islam—something that the ayatollahs desperately want to suppress. Article by Zenobia Ravji | The Tower Ask someone about the Zoroastrian religion and—assuming they’ve heard of it—you will typically get three responses. Your interlocutor might inaccurately describe followers of the…

No One Better than Zubin Mehta for the Bharat Ratna

No One Better than Zubin Mehta for the Bharat Ratna

India’s highest civilian award should be given to someone who is admired by everyone — like Zubin Mehta. Written by Anil Dharker | Indian Express Zubin Mehta’s name would be a wonderful — and fully deserving — addition to this list. On April 29, he turned 80, but in his case, age is truly just…

Parsiana at its best

Parsiana at its best

“When I proposed this idea to Meher (Marfatia) so many years ago, she coincidentally had the same idea along with her friend, psychiatrist Dr Parveen Dadachanji. Article by Malavika Sangghvi | Mid Day So it was a book that was meant to be,” said filmmaker and photojournalist Sooni Taraporevala, about Parsi Bol 2, a delightful…

The Story of God: Zoroastrianism

The Story of God: Zoroastrianism

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman is an American television documentary series that premiered on the National Geographic Channel on April 3, 2016. The six-part series features actor Morgan Freeman who explores various cultures and religions, and their take on religion-related topics, particularly about their belief in a god or a higher power. Here…

Press Release: FEZANA 29th Annual General Meeting in Detroit Michigan

Press Release: FEZANA 29th Annual General Meeting in Detroit Michigan

The 29th Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America was held over Friday 29th April to Sunday May 01, 2016. The AGM was hosted by the Zoroastrian Association of Michigan and held at the Holiday Inn Farmington Hills in Novi, Michigan. Nearly 100 delegates representing the various FEZANA Member Associations,…