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Paving the way for young Zoroastrian women | Faith Matters

As perhaps the oldest, though smallest, monotheistic world religion, Zoroastrianism’s patriarchy also influenced Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Women were second-class citizens and frozen out of leadership roles. But even in Zoroastrianism, some...
ZConnectOnline.com Launch

ZConnectOnline.com Launch

The California Zoroastrian Center (CZC) a member association of Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA) informs us of a new initiative: We are happy to introduce the...

WZO Sanatorium at Sanjan Opens

WZO Sanatorium at Sanjan Opens

We are pleased to inform Patrons that the Sanatorium will become operational from October 01, 2020 onwards. The facility will be completely sanitized before it makes Guests welcome. Keeping in mind...

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:...

Magical Mangroves

Magical Mangroves

Consumer goods firm Godrej & Boyce along with WWF India on Monday launched a nationwide campaign for conservation of mangroves. The ''Magical Mangroves'' campaign will span across eight states...

Freddie Mercury & Queen to appear on postage stamps

Freddie Mercury & Queen to appear on postage stamps

No, not that one – the rock band Queen are to feature on a series of UK postage stamps over the summer.They become only the third band to be honoured by Royal Mail, following the Beatles in 2007 and...

Looking for My Ancient Religion in Uzbekistan

Looking for My Ancient Religion in Uzbekistan

Still, I was in search of something more, something concrete, something materialArticle by Meher Mirza | Catapult.CoLast October, I walked on the trail of emperors.Like most ogle-eyed tourists, I...

The FEZANA Talks Commence Today

The FEZANA Talks Commence Today

The FEZANA Talks is a new initiative started by FEZANA. In the first series we invite the youth of the 7th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress 2019 to celebrate the first anniversary of the Congress...

Zoroastrianism Rises in North America

Zoroastrianism Rises in North America

The faith is shrinking in Iran and India but growing in the U.S. and Canada.Most elementary-school boys spend their free time playing videogames or hanging out with friends. Zerkxis Bhandara’s...

Survey on esoteric Zoroastrianism

Survey on esoteric Zoroastrianism

Mariano Errichiello is a PhD candidate at the Department of History, Religions and Philosophies of SOAS (School of African and Oriental Studies), University of London. He is currently researching...

Byram N. Jeejeebhoy, land baron and developer, dies

Byram N. Jeejeebhoy, land baron and developer, dies

Byram N. Jeejeebhoy, one of Mumbai’s largest private landlords and descendant of the 19th century philanthropists Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy and Byramjee Jeejeebhoy, passed away at his Worli residence in...

Byram Jejeebhoy Passes Away

Byram Jejeebhoy Passes Away

Noshir Dadrawala informs us that Byram Jejeebhoy passed away today.Noshir reminisces… He had contested the BPP elections in 2008 as a member of the Adult Franchise for Progress (AFP7) comprising...

Have an Iranshah Query ? Ask NOSHIR

Have an Iranshah Query ? Ask NOSHIR

This is a first of a three part series by The IranShah Initiative The first part is titled "Education With Vision 2020" The IranShah Initiative provides a Precious Avenue to build a Priceless Life...

Unity in Adversity: The Abu Dhabi Bawa Gang

Unity in Adversity: The Abu Dhabi Bawa Gang

Parsis first migrated to the UAE long before its unification in 1971. While Dubai is where the majority settled, it’s capital, Abu Dhabi hosted a smaller but equally thriving community now rising to...

Armene Modi Awarded the Albert Schweitzer Medal

Armene Modi Awarded the Albert Schweitzer Medal

We are thrilled to learn that our dear friend Armene Modi has been awarded the Albert Schweitzer Medal Albert Schweitzer Medal awarded to Armene Modi for her academic excellence and extensive...

Gulshan Ewing: Obituary

Gulshan Ewing: Obituary

RIP, Gulshan EwingMy first meeting with Gulshan Ewing was brief when I walked into the office of Femina to see the editor, Dr K D Jhangiani for a cover picture. Gulshan was the ultra glamorous,...

Myra Bhathena: Connect Against COVID

Myra Bhathena: Connect Against COVID

 Myra Bhathena writes in I have created a website for people to donate devices such as iPads and Samsung Galaxies to hospitalized patients in isolation. These people are not only unable to see their...

How to stay calm during the coronavirus pandemic

How to stay calm during the coronavirus pandemic

Expert tips to diffuse stress and anxiety related to mental health and financial insecurities during lockdown.Article By Aviva Damania | The Indian ExpressThe World Health Organization (WHO) has...

Dr. Russi Balsara: An Obituary

Dr. Russi Balsara: An Obituary

The Balsara family is saddened to announce the passing of their father Russi Dinshaw Balsara on Tues April 7, 2020 in Toronto at the age of 86. Devoted father (and father in law) of Khorshed ( Khor...