Month: April 2011 Articles

Speak Your Mind: Open Thread

This is the very first time we are trying this idea. This is an open thread for discussion. Speak your mind. Anything and everything, topical or off-topic can be discussed in the comments. No personal attacks and no vulgarity. Say....

The Art of Longevity

My father is 89 and he's in reasonably good health," says Dr Villoo Morawala Patell, founder and chairperson of...

Parsi Punchayet Looks For Trustee

Parsi-Zoroastrians are preparing to elect a new member to the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), the community’s main representative body, to replace the trustee who resigned last month. But many members...

Senior citizens have a hard time in Udvada

Tight police bandobast during chief minister Narendra Modi's visit to Udvada on Sunday was a nightmarish experience for a large number of Parsis. However, police defended the arrangement saying it...

Dwindling numbers a big concern for Parsis

Dwindling numbers is a big concern among Parsis, but you would not have felt it at Udvada on Sunday as the community came out to take part in the 1290th anniversary celebration of the most important...

What can FEZANA do to promote marriage ?

Below is the conclusion of a study done by Dinyar Patel titled “What can FEZANA do to promote marriage?”. The conclusions of this survey throw some interesting light on the state of affairs and what...

Hanging by a thread

Parsi embroidery is being kept alive by a few patrons in the Capital. At Navjote or during a Parsi wedding, the entire congregation of Parsi women is transformed into a sea of Gara saris, in shades...

Life and times of a Chennai Parsi

MARCH ended on a zealous note for the Parsi community in Chennai, as it celebrated the Navroz, or the New Year with ardour and joy. But then, high spirits aren’t exclusive to special days, for this...

The Journey of Rasna

In the 80s, anyone switching on to the national television channel Doordarshan for their daily dose of programmes — be it mythological, children's programme or even Chitrahaar — were greeted with a...

Zoroastrian Panorama: Exhibition

Regular reader and friend of Parsi Khabar,  Dr. Annavaz Havewala informs us about the following event. Frohar Foundation and  Frohar Films Invite you to “THE ZOROASTRIAN PANORAMA” An...