Occassions Articles

The fun of being a Parsee

It lies in many things.... It's like belonging to an exclusive Club worldwide. Birth, the only credential and consideration; nothing, but nothing else works, no sirree! No waiting lists, no entrance fees, no other eligibility! A minuscule...

It’s time for Sev and Dahi

By Mahafreed Irani at DNA After 10 days of praying for the departed, the Parsis are all set to welcome their New Year on Tuesday. Celebration time for Parsis has traditional as well as modern...

Parsis celebrate ‘Pateti’ with fervour

Mumbai, Aug. 20 (PTI): Parsis in the metropolis heralded the Parsi New Year (Pateti), with traditional gaiety and fervour today. Besides visiting friends and relatives, preparation of sweets like...

Pateti Mubarak

A celebration of Zoroastrians and their lip-smackers Mumbai, August 19: It may not be accompanied by public ceremonies or street dancing, but Pateti or Parsi New Year is a 'Mumbai' kind of day. It's...

Parsis ring in the new year

By Derineh Cooper Putting aside contentious issues like identity and the community's dwindling numbers, Parsis prepare to celebrate the New Year. As this year comes to an end, my ruminations and...

Parsi Saal Mubarak

The Mistry family is all prepared to usher in the Parsi New Year with some very delectable dishes Navroz commonly known as the Parsi New year not only marks the beginning of a new year but also...

Bambai ka Bawajis!

'We bawas live in a different world of our own.' Food, fun and farehghat. Three words that get every Parsi in the mood. Especially on Parsi New Year. After atoning for the wrongs done in the...

Of new beginnings

A dekko at how the city’s Parsis are gearing up for their New Year which falls this Monday Pune, August 18: Saal mubarak", "Happy New Year" or even " Pateti mubarak" are the greetings that will...