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Zerbanoo Gifford at Westminster Abbey to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of South Africa’s Independence

Our dear friend and mentor Zerbanoo Gifford participated in a recent Thanksgiving event at the Westeminster Abbey in London, UK. Below is a write up by Athravan Sett a young Zarathushti from the UK who accompanied Zerbanoo at this historic event....
Insight into your surname with Kaevan Umrigar

Insight into your surname with Kaevan Umrigar

Filmmaker Kaevan Umrigar has a humorous take on Parsi surnames Kaevan Umrigar | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Kaevan Umrigar is a Mumbai-based writer and documentary filmmaker. He is also a...

Ba Humata Lecture Series: April 2024

Ba Humata Lecture Series: April 2024

The April 2024 Ba Humata Lecture shall be held on the theme “LOVE IS THE HIGHEST VIBRATION OF OUR DEEPEST REALIZATION”…Yasna 53.5 & Zarathushti PrayersSpeakersErvad Jal Panthaky ...

Dr. Feroze Sidhwa Serving in Gaza

Dr. Feroze Sidhwa Serving in Gaza

Dr. Feroze Y. Sidhwa a Trauma Surgeon from California is currently volunteering at the European Hospital Khan Younis in Gaza, Palestine.Dr. Sidhwa’s segment can be heard at the 30:00 Minute mark in...

Jamshedi Navroze Mubarak 2024

Jamshedi Navroze Mubarak 2024

Dear Parsi Khabar FamilyOn the joyous occassion of Jamshedi Navroze we take this opportunity to wish you, your families and loved ones a very healthy, happy, peaceful and prosperous Navroze. We are...

The Deep Roots of Nowruz

The Deep Roots of Nowruz

How a Zoroastrian celebration of the Persian New Year grew into a broad symbol of cultural resilience and political resistanceChildren dance at a Nowruz celebration in Lafayette, ColoradoMaggie...

Where music was the food of love

Where music was the food of love

As a sequel to a recent column, a family romance that celebrates the magic of music in fusing an uncommon bondHomi and Homai Dastoor in Navsari in 1959, the year of their marriageArticle by Meher...

Cricketer Nari Contractor steps into the 90s

Cricketer Nari Contractor steps into the 90s

From ‘hovering between life and death’ after a bouncer fractured his skull at Barbados in 1962, to celebrating his 90th birthday today, India’s oldest Test captain Nari deserves a badge of...