arZan Articles

Gulshan Kavarana: Dubai resident helps people of determination get through pandemic

Gulshan Kavarana speaks about the support group she has been running for over two decades. Over two decades ago, a journey that started in a living room, has now offered help and growth to more than 1000 lives in the form of a support group for...
The Battle of the Parsis

The Battle of the Parsis

Will the house that Jamsetji built with a capital of Rs 21,000 in 1868 continue to retain its values?LET’S START THIS...

Goodbye, Mehli Irani !

Goodbye, Mehli Irani !

Former Mumbai batsman passes away in Dubai at 90; will be known for his long club cricket journey that spanned generationsMehli Irani at the Bombay Gymkhana. Pic/mid-day archivesIt seems only...

Fire Retardant Attire For Mobeds

Fire Retardant Attire For Mobeds

The following update is put out by Empowering Mobeds & WZO TrustsSaturday October 24, 2020 was indeed a dark day, not only on account of the Pandemic but more so that Er. Zahan Meherzad Turel,...

Ba Humata Lecture Series: April 2021

Ba Humata Lecture Series: April 2021

The April 2021 Ba Humata lecture shall be on the topic: From Humata to Hvarashta: To Protect and Heal the Earth (Spentomad Gatha 48.12)The lecture is scheduled for Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 8:00 AM...

Protect water, conserve life: The AVA Project

Protect water, conserve life: The AVA Project

Join the Ava Project’s effort to revitalize water’s importance in Zoroastrianism through service to our Earth Article By Kyra Singh | FEZANA The FEZANA Ava Project is an effort to rally Zoroastrians...

Epic Iran Exhibition: An Overview by V&A and ZTFE

Epic Iran Exhibition: An Overview by V&A and ZTFE

ZTFE would like to invite our members and well-wishers to join us for a specially curated evening on the Epic Iran exhibition, from the comfort of their homes.  The exhibition explores 5,000...

Happy Jamshedi Navroze 2021

Happy Jamshedi Navroze 2021

We wish all our readers a very Happy Jamshedi Navroze Mubarak. May this new spring bring about a new post-pandemic world. Below is a beautiful poem written by our dear reader Deenaz P....

Nowruz—Zoroastrian advent of Spring

Nowruz—Zoroastrian advent of Spring

This spring we have much to be hopeful about, as 2021 brings us closer to universal vaccination and normalcy. Nowruz, the festival of Spring is a joyful time for Zoroastrians, as the start of the...

FEZANA Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

FEZANA Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021

  “YOU MUST DO THE THING YOU THINK YOU CANNOT DO.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021! FEZANA joins with the rest of the world this Monday, March 8th, in paying...

Ashdeen Exhibition Opens in Mumbai Today

Ashdeen Exhibition Opens in Mumbai Today

Textile designer Ashdeen Z Lilaowala is excited. Reason? The Delhi-based designer, author and curator will be returning to his home city Mumbai with a free exhibition ‘The Breakfast Club’ in the...

The Parsis of Of Bombay: A Commentary

The Parsis of Of Bombay: A Commentary

Parag Sayta writes a commentary on the Parsis of Bombay on the Brown Pundits blogI just finished reading Michael Axworthy’s Iran: Empire of the Mind, one of Razib Khan’s recommended reads on Iran....

Ba Humata Lecture Series: March 2021

Ba Humata Lecture Series: March 2021

The March 2021 Ba Humata lecture shall be on the topic: A Prayerful Life is more meaningful than a life full of prayers. (Yasna 12.2 and 12.3) The lecture is scheduled for March 7, 2021 at 8:00 AM...