November 11, 2017
Keki Nasserwanji Daruwalla To Be Honoured premium
Mumbai: One of India’s best-known poets and short story writers, Keki Nasserwanji Daruwalla, will be honoured as the Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate for 2017. The Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award, which carries a citation, plaque and a cash prize, will be presented to Mr Daruwalla on the inaugural day of the festival, November […]
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November 11, 2017
First Dastoor Meherjirana Library: The Oxford of Gujarat premium
I never saw such a fine collection in a small town, and it does honour to the generosity of the donors and to the zeal for instruction of the Parsi population at Navsari. This visit will remain one of the best remembrances of my short occasion in the Parsi mofussil. This inscription, the first entry […]
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October 7, 2017
Remembering Keki Gandhi premium
Homi Keki Gandhi held a “Celebration of Life” for his late father – Keki J Gandhi, at the Delhi Parsi Anjuman Hall today, and various Speakers paid rich tributes to Keki Uncle who was a thorough gentleman, and went out of his way to help everyone who came to him with a problem. A cool […]
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September 5, 2017
Dharamshala Update premium
Please note new contact numbers for our Delhi Parsi Dharamshala: Landline: +91 11 2323 8615 Mobile: +91 977 396 5100
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August 22, 2017
Ervad Cavas Bagli Mentors New Navars premium
Ervad Cawas D. Bagli, Head Priest of the Delhi Parsi Dar-e-Meher, invited two newly ordained 12-year-old Navars – Jehan Madon, and Malcolm Bajan to join him in the Muktad prayers at the Delhi Parsi Anjuman Agiary. The young Mobeds prayed with Ervad Bagli, and thus was laid the foundation of a new generation of devoted Mobeds […]
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July 29, 2015
The Path of Zarathushtra premium
  A feature film ‘The Path of Zarathustra’ will be released at Mumbai in PVR theaters on Friday September 3, 2015. It will also be released at theatres in Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune. The film is the culmination of the vision, tenacity and determination of Oorvazi Irani, a Zoroastrian youth, who dares to think for herself. […]
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April 2, 2015
Navroze in Delhi premium
While a dwindling community struggles to survive, filmmaker Shernaz Italia documents the little-known lives of the Delhi Parsis who moved to the capital at the turn of the 19th century… “Aavoji, aavo, aavo! Welcome to Delhi! Let me show you my beautiful city.” The booming voice of Nowrosji Kapadia could be heard across the length […]
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September 6, 2013
Through A Lens, By A Mirror, The Parsis (1977 – 2013) premium
Prof. Rajeev Lochan, Director, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi Ministry of Culture, Government of India has the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of the exhibition Through A Lens, By A Mirror, The Parsis (1977 – 2013) by Sooni Taraporevala Shri Raghu Rai, eminent artist has consented to inaugurate the exhibition on […]
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March 31, 2012
The Decline of the Parsi Community premium
A lot has been said, written, and debated about the dwindling numbers of the already small Parsi community in India and world over. For the record, here in the National Capital Region of Delhi, which includes Gurgaon and Noida, we Parsis are quite concerned with our declining numbers, and dismayed by the ignorance/apathy that surrounds […]
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March 1, 2012
Naqsh-i Rustam – Incredible Reliefs of Persian Empires premium
One of the oddest sights at Naqsh-i Rustam is the Ka'ba-ye Zartosht. Looking to all intents and purposes as if a certain Star Trek: The Next Generation species had influenced copper age culture, the Cube of Zoroaster is a 5th century BCE tower-like edifice
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September 12, 2010
Zoroastrianism: History, Beliefs, and Practices premium
It is possible, that every Zoroastrian – Parsi, or other – who is online, has searched for information about Zoroastrianism. What we usually get are articles put together with scraps from other sites, and alternately either clearly orthodox or clearly liberal representations of the religion. It is rare to find a well written, non-judgmental description […]
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August 18, 2015
Ushta Te! premium
May your heart and minds be filled with good thoughts, good words, good deeds. May your homes and lives be filled with health, wealth and happiness. Ushta Te!
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