Mehernaaz Shovir Irani Articles

‘Am I going to feel anything?’: Young Zoroastrians reconnect with their faith

Looking to ensure a future for the aging, mostly immigrant Zoroastrian community, the faith’s leaders in the United States are rallying young Zoroastrians to make friendships across demographic lines and rediscover their spiritual heritage.The fire...
Ba Humata Lecture Series

Ba Humata Lecture Series

Parsi Khabar would like to share the following new initiative.BA HUMATA A Prayer, Leadership & Entrepreneurship Global Webinar Series on Prayer With Action And Action With Prayers by our...

Through the stained glass, vividly

Through the stained glass, vividly

Katayun Saklat , 82, is a charming and exuberant painter and stained glass artistSeated in the drawing room of her Auckland Square apartment, Katayun Saklat, painter and stained glass artist, though...

Astad is gone, but is more alive than ever

Astad is gone, but is more alive than ever

'Astad had the courage to plough a lonely furrow. He made a life of his own, on his own, and created a path-breaking dance style.''Only a few in the performing arts could do what he did.''A...

Dance pioneer Astad Deboo passes away in Mumbai

Dance pioneer Astad Deboo passes away in Mumbai

‘His works represent an important segment in contemporary dance expression in India,’ the Sangeet Natak Akademi had said.Dance pioneer Astad Deboo passed away in the early hours of Thursday, his...

Zoroastrian Chess Club: Join Now

Zoroastrian Chess Club: Join Now

Our dear friend Hormazd Godrej writes in to inform us about a new initiative that he along with his friends have started. Zoroastrian Chess Club Hormuz writes…. “A group of friends and family...

ZOROVERSE Podcast Launches

ZOROVERSE Podcast Launches

An amazing initiative by 5 Zarathushti youth from the UK…. the ZOROVERSE Podcast is live !!Check out episode one that features the amazing athlete Ayesha Bilimoria aka “FitGirl”Facebook:...

The Irani Aviator And His Flying Machine

The Irani Aviator And His Flying Machine

The Irani doctor of Dahanu and his flying machineDr. Behramshah Mazda, MBBS, was on the phone. Talking to me from Dahanu. Hometown of the Zoroastrian Iranis. About 120-km from Mumbai by road. I was...

The Benevolent Businessmen From Aden

The Benevolent Businessmen From Aden

Meher Marfatia: The Benevolent Businessmen From Aden The Cowasjee Dinshaw Collection of the Adenwalla Archive reveals rare records of a family of merchant-princes, last of the philanthropic Bombay...