Month: November 2011 Articles

Carrying Hope: The Parsis of Surat

As the world’s population crosses the seven-billion mark, the dwindling Parsi community is trying to make its contribution By Mayank Austen Soofi | LiveMint Farzana Kharadi is carrying the weight of her community’s hopes. Not because this...

From Persia to Bangalore

Dinshaw Cawasji, President of The Bangalore Parsee Zoroastrian Anjuman narrates the history of Parsees; how they took refuge in a small coastal town in Gujarat after agreeing to several conditions...

Doa-E-Tandorasti Prayers

Below is a video of Ervad Kobad Jamshed praying the Doa-e-Tandorasti. The prayers are being recited at the San Jose Dar-E-Mehr in California, USA. Video filmed by Rusi Sorabji.

How Iran persecutes its oldest religion

Zoroastrian worshipers pray near the central Iranian city of Yazd in 2004. By Jamsheed K. Choksy , Special to CNN Editor's note: Jamsheed K. Choksy is professor of Iranian studies, senior fellow of...

Tanaz Doshi: A Model’s life

It is not everyday that one admits to being born with a silver spoon in their mouth. Well, Tanaz Doshi is different. A successful ex-model, restauranter and someone who could pass off as the poster...

Zoroastrians Stepping Forward

We are happy to inform about a new initiative by a group of Zoroastrian youth. Behrose Taraporewalla informs: Zoroastrians are known for their humanitarian work around the world. However there has...