Month: July 2012 Articles

Karachi Parsi Volleyball Tournaments

KARACHI: Come Ramazan and Parsis in Karachi gear up for a volleyball face-off which is not just a 46-year-old sports tradition, but a highly competitive one. By Kulsum Ebrahim | The Express Tribune “Saying that the teams get competitive would be an...

Parsiana: A Video on Parsi Customs and Life.

The Parsis are probably as old as the Mughals in India. But the poor importance they received doesnt really spell popularity! This documentary is not only a tribute to the Zoroastrians but an...

Only 87 girls born in the Parsi community in 2011

The number of girls born in the Parsi community in Mumbai dipped from 104 in 2010 to 87 in 2011, according to data released by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The average annual births...

Zarathushti Presence in Zanzibar

Zarathushti Presence in Zanzibar

A great post and some photographs of the Zoroastrians in Zanzibar by Farah Bala If you are familiar with the Zoroastrian community, you probably know that it is one whose numbers are dwindling very...

Ghambar: Parsi-style Thanksgiving

Come summer and the Zoroastrian community is buzzing with excitement, in anticipation of ghambar, a Parsi thanksgiving feast. Everyocheap propecia onlinene is eager to know which residential...

Cyrus Mistry: Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer

I’m a sucker for books about Parsis. They’ve got some mad stories about them. Dysfunctional families, property disputes, affairs with first cousins, renting out apartments to suspicious tenants,...

A Tribute to Arbab Mehraban Zartoshty

A MAN WITH THE HEART OF GOLD “ZARTOSHTY” thy name is “CHARITY” At the age of 95 Entered Eternal Life on July 6, 2012 We at NAMC are keenly conscious of tbuy generic priligyhe legacy of immense...

XVI NAZC 2012 Launches iOS and Android App

In a first for a Zarathushti event anywhere in the world, ZAGNY and the hosts of the XVI NAZC 2012 are happy to announce the launch of their App. This app is free and is available for immediate...

Behramji Merwanji Malabari (1853 – 1912)

A Tribute to Behramji Merwanji Malabari (1853 – 1912) on the occasion of his death centenary By Marzban Jamshedji Giara He was born at Vadodara on 18th May 1853. His father’s name was Dhanjibhai...

Where Vultures Dare

Soon there shall be 150, yes, 150 vultures at Doongerwadi . This is not a Gustad Gossip story. It is true. Just as we thought that BPP had abandoned its vulture aviary project (for the uninitiated,...