Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India Pakistan and The World

Parsi Delegation at Art of Living Centre in Bangalore

Parsi Delegation with Guruji Parsis were represented at a well attended inter-faith conference held at the Art of Living International Centre in Bangalore on 27 & 28 September 2010.

By Noshir Dadrawala.

The Parsi delegation included three priests from Mumbai – Ervad Aspandiar Dadachanji, Ervad Cyrus Dastur & Ervad Homi Gowadia, as also Ervad Mehernosh Bharucha of Hyderabad and BPP trustee Mr. Noshir H. Dadrawala.

The Parsi delegates also had the opportunity to meet the Founder of the Art of Living – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar or ‘Guruji’ as he is known to millions of his devotees across the world.

Guruji discussed with the Parsi delegates the similarities between the Vedas & Avesta and spoke glowingly about Parsis and their ability to live in harmony with all religious communities.

He also spoke very appreciatively about Yezdi J. Batliwala and his administrative abilities that have helped nurture the Centre in Bangalore. Yezdi’s son Khurshed has taught breathing techniques & meditation to a large number of people across the globe.