arZan Articles

Bisni Dakhma Restoration at Mumbai Doongarwadi Completed

Below is a report circulated by The Parsee Voice The repairs to the Bisni Dakhma at our hallowed Mumbai Doongerwadi, are finally completed thanks to donations received from certain members of the Parsee community and the unrelenting efforts of the...
Zend and the midnight concert at Yazdani

Zend and the midnight concert at Yazdani

Here’s an entertaining story about Yazdani Bakery and Zend Meherwan Zend that was told to me by the blustery Irani baker who passed away on Sunday. He was my friend. And I knew him from when he was...

IPO Tribute to Zubin Mehta

IPO Tribute to Zubin Mehta

Musicians of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra pay tribute to the genius of Zubin Mehta, who was the Musical Conductor of the IPO for over 50 years.

Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally 2020

Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally 2020

Cars are in the Parsi DNA since the day automobiles were invented, or so it seems ! It is no surprise that some of the top automobile restorers, journalists, organizers and most importantly owners...

A Film on the life of Nani Palkhivala

A Film on the life of Nani Palkhivala

Nani - The CrusaderThe film introduces Nani to a generation who never knew him and provides an excellent account of the manifold contributions of this great son of India to the law, business and...

Mubadala | 49th UAE National Day by Hanoz Navder

Mubadala | 49th UAE National Day by Hanoz Navder

Hanoz Navder of Dubai UAE, is the video editor on this lovely film celebrating the 49th National Day of the United Arab Emirates. Mubadala | 49th UAE National Day from Hanoz Navdar on Vimeo.Client -...

Maneckji Seth Agiary – Parsi Imprint on Mumbai

Maneckji Seth Agiary – Parsi Imprint on Mumbai

Anyone who has lived in or grown up in Mumbai would know at least one Parsi for sure. And if new, you will wonder about the fuss around Bun-Maska (Bun-Butter), Bhurji-Pav (Scrambled eggs-Bread) and...

FEZANA Seeks A Social Media Intern

FEZANA Seeks A Social Media Intern

FEZANA Social Media Internship OutreachFEZANA is looking for a part-time social media intern to support our social media team. The intern will work with our Chief Social Media Officer to create and...

Stanford MedStaff Spotlight: Dr. Zara Patel

Stanford MedStaff Spotlight: Dr. Zara Patel

Stanford Health Care recently did a spotlight on Dr. Zara Patel Dr. Patel is Associate Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery and Director of...

Crossroads by Armeen Kapadia Basavaraju

Crossroads by Armeen Kapadia Basavaraju

Crossroads is a delightful window into the Parsi community. This collection explores the day-to-day conversations, emotional landscape and events that alter and shape the lives of different Parsis...

Mithuben Hormusji Petit: Indian Freedom Fighter

Mithuben Hormusji Petit: Indian Freedom Fighter

MITHUBEN PETIT, WHO FOUGHT FOR INDIA’s FREEDOM WITH GANDHIJI, RENOUNCED HER COMFORTS AND LUXURIES Petit surname has its roots in the French word ‘petit’ (meaning physically small). One of the women...

Mobeds and Fire Hazards

Mobeds and Fire Hazards

Problems, Suggestions, Solutions & Action Article by WZO Trusts & Empowering Mobeds The Cause The recent incident of a young Mobed performing the boye ceremony being severely burnt due to...

Perzen Patel on Radio New Zealand

Perzen Patel on Radio New Zealand

Our dear friend Perzen Patel was recently featured on Radio New Zealand. Per RNZ… NZ Made: Perzen Patel of Dolly Mumma Each week we talk to a small New Zealand business and this week we're talking...

Zoroastrians: Iran’s forgotten minority

Zoroastrians: Iran’s forgotten minority

The decline of this ancient community is a tragedy not just for Iran, but for human civilization writ large It is disheartening, but the adherents of the world’s first monotheistic religion appear...

Mystery Murder Story Set in Colonial Bombay

Mystery Murder Story Set in Colonial Bombay

Set in 1892, Murder in Old Bombay addresses issues prevalent at the turn of the 20th century which are very present today: discrimination against those who do not belong to our ‘in’ group, misogyny,...