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BuzZYNG Flea: ZYNG Launches with a Stellar Event

For Zoroastrians, all roads led to Rustom Baug on the 25th of January for The BuzZYNG Flea, the launch event of ZYNG 2.0 (Zoroastrian Youth for the Next Generation), in a hip and happening new avatar. On Saturday evening, Zoroastrians of all age...
WZCC CHARMS HONG KONG

WZCC CHARMS HONG KONG

In its pursuit of attaining its goals to promote Entrepreneurship and Professionalism, WZCC’S venue for this year’s Global Meet was Hong Kong – strategically located at the mouth of the Pearl River...

Dubai Pravasi Yatra 2016: A Resounding Success

Dubai Pravasi Yatra 2016: A Resounding Success

The Dubai Pravasi Yatra, one of the most awaited events of the year 2016, turned out to be a grand success with participation ranging from 70 international delegates to 600 local residents at...

PARZOR Kusti Exhibit On Google Arts & Culture.

PARZOR Kusti Exhibit On Google Arts & Culture.

The amazing folks at PARZOR under the leadership of Dr. Shernaz Cama have been coming up with virtual online exhibitions on Parsi and Zoroastrian themes. The latest one is on the Kusti. Kusti...

Ancient links, modern lessons

Ancient links, modern lessons

The recently concluded exhibitions in New Delhi on Zoroastrianism and the story of the Parsis in India were eye openers on many fronts. Sadly, these excellent collections of what can be called...

The Parsi phenomenon

The Parsi phenomenon

As one of the smallest communities in number, the Parsis have made a phenomenal contribution in India. Firstly in business enterprise, and then richly in the fields of the visual arts, film,...

A legacy lost and found

A legacy lost and found

An ongoing exhibition in the Capital showcases works by and on Parsis and their rich contribution to films, poetry, arts, and children’s literature Article by Rana Siddiqui Zaman | The Tribune They...

Recalling history

When people talk about the Parsi community, it is inevitable that the conversations turn to Fire Temples and the Parsi form of worship, which is unusual and unique to the community. There is a...

Dubai Pravasi Yatra 2016

Dubai Pravasi Yatra 2016

The World Zoroastrian Chamber of Commerce Middle East Chapter is organizing the Dubai Pravasi Yatra from October 7 – 11, 2016. Meher Bhesania, the powerhouse Zarathushti in Dubai informs us about...

The indomitable Parsis

The indomitable Parsis

The Parsi story seen through three very different exhibitions in Delhi that chronicle their art and aesthetics, their early history and their unique brand of spiritualism Pestonji Bomanji’s ‘Feeding...

Tracing a way of life from the Bronze age

Tracing a way of life from the Bronze age

Tracing a way of life from the Bronze age Jaideep Deo Bhanj For a micro-minority community with a population of just 69,000 persons living in India according to the 2011 Census, the Parsi community...

A timetravel through Parsi portraits

A timetravel through Parsi portraits

It is spring in Delhi. Brown leaves — that seem to have been shaded by Rembrandt — fall off the peepal trees at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA). Inside the sandstone building, colourful...

Community carnival

Community carnival

HISTORICAL REFERENCES say Parsis arrived in India through Gujarat from Iran in the seventh century. Sadly, over the years, their population in the country has fallen to just 60,000, as per the...

The Everlasting Flame International Programme

The Everlasting Flame International Programme

The Everlasting Flame International Programme to be inaugurated on 19th march 2016 celebrates multicultural ethos of the Parsi-Zoroastrian community The Everlasting Flame International Programme to...

250th Anniversary of the Navsari Atashbehram

250th Anniversary of the Navsari Atashbehram

Over the weekend the Navsari Atashbehram celebrated the 250th Salgreh (anniversary) of its establishment. Navsari is all decked up to celebrate 250th anniversary of one of the oldest religious...

Toronto’s Jashan In the Baug: A Photo Essay

Toronto’s Jashan In the Baug: A Photo Essay

On July 21, 2015 the Ontario Zoroastrian Community Foundation (OZCF), located on beautiful 10 acres of land, held a huge event of "Jashan in the Baug” on their premises at 1187 Burnhamthorpe Road...

Day Two: Enterprise Dubai 2014

Day Two of Enterprise Dubai started with the lighting of the lamp by two more Parsi stalwarts who joined the event today. Nadir Godrej and Ronnie Screwala lit the lamp along with Fali Nariman to...

Day One: Enterprise Dubai 2014

Enterprise Dubai 2014 is a two day event planned by the Zarathushtis of Dubai to highlight the entrepreneurial opportunities in the region, and specifically the city of Dubai. Over two days, leaders...

The 2013 ZOSTA Awards Function

Below is a report of the 2013 ZOSTA AWARDS FUNCTION by Marzban J. Giara, circulated via email. The 33rd annual prize distribution function was held at Allbless Baug on Saturday 2nd February 2013....

The Chikoo Festival of Dahanu

Percy Jamshedwala writes: We used to have Discover Dahanu Festival since last two years, usually the source of the funds being individual participation fee & canadian pharmacy funds from INTACH,...

Young Professionals Norouz Retreat

Zoroastrian Youth of North America (ZYNA) will be kicking off the NEW YEAR 2013! Join us, in the BIG APPLE, for a buy cialis celebration filled with festivities, friendship and fellowship. This will...

A Day of Shame for India: Opinion

Ervad Marzban Hathiram makes some very valid points and raises questions about the state of society in India today. This is in the aftermath of the shocking series of events that started with the...