Category Archives: Cemetery

The Parsee Cemetry of Darjeeling India

The Parsee Cemetry of Darjeeling India

HERITAGE LOST: The Parsee Cemetery Author: Faiyaz Shafique Ansari The Parsees– one of India’s smallest minorities – have been worried about their dwindling numbers for decades. During British Raj many rich business class Parsees migrated to Darjeeling. Among them were the Dinshaws and Madans who owned hotels and Cinema Halls.Avari Saheb was an icon figure.…

The Parsi Cemetery of Hong Kong

The Parsi Cemetery of Hong Kong

A recent work trip to Hong Kong gave me an opportunity to visit the famed Parsi Cemetery in Happy Valley, Hong Kong. This is one of three cemeteries that were founded by the The Incorporated Zoroastrian Charity Funds of Hongkong, Canton and Macao. The other two are in Macau, and modern day Guangzhou, previously called…