Parsis: The Zoroastrians of India Pakistan and The World

A World Of Silence

A friend recently attended the last journey of a Parsi friend and noted how a Parsi funeral was so peaceful, had a sense of calm, but in the same breath she wondered whether this kind of ‘quiet’ could actually lead to catharsis. Her worry made me wonder, has the occasional ‘awkward silence’ graduated to acquire a perpetual awkward status? Does noise comfort us?

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