Short Stories Articles

Not so Parsi love

Not so Parsi loveSome stories are so ordinary that the fact that most anyone can relate to them makes them extraordinary.One such story is that of my late parents. A story of love, sacrifice, and struggle. It’s a story that both my pre-teens can...

The Demands on our Holy Fire

This is a delightful piece sent to us by Mickie Sorabjee, a regular here at Parsi Khabar. The author of this piece is not known. The intent of this article is humour and nothing else. It is* Friday...

Why read the Khordeh Avesta

...when we cannot understand it???? This is beautiful story sent to us by Cherag Sam Karkaria, a good friend and regular reader of Parsi Khabar An old Priest lived on a farm in the mountains with...

Giving up the Ghosts

By Farrukh Dhondy My twenty something daughter refused to sleep in her own room the other night. She had memories of the room at the back of the house on the first floor not far from where the other...

Panchgani: A Few Stray Thoughts

A Few Stray Thoughts Farzana Contractor | Saturday, July 21, 2007 12:55:37 IST I know from time to time, I wax eloquent about my second home, which is Panchgani, but this time I won't. I am miffed....

Parsee Matrimony in Poem

A funny poem forwarded by a friend. Read on We are all somehow related Often times even belated. At reproduction they're not the best By working in banks they get their rest. The community is...

Parsi Surnames

What do you call a PARSEE....Bootlegger? Daruwalla Who thinks he is aristocratic? Noble Who loves to cook? Masalawalla Who is mysterious? Mistry Who is a Wheeler Dealer? Dalal Who has aspirations of...

Parsi Anthem

We received this via an email tip. It makes interesting reading. Author Unknown When my time has come, when my race is run I want to go that very way of my Fathers and their Sons. When my breath has...

Udvada on Behram Roj

This write up was forwarded to us by email. I don't know the author or the source. However it makes fascinating reading, and something that a lot of people will relate to. The 20th day of the...

Aspi and Persis

An original story idea for a Parsi feature film By Sorab Irani Authors Note: As this is written in visual terms for a movie screen, readers are reminded to bear this in mind while they read it &...

Short Stories

Parsi Khabar is happy to announce the start of a new feature on the blog. From time to time we will feature short stories submitted by authors, and meeting the broad based guidelines and spirit of...