Through a lens, by a mirror, the Parsis (1977-2013)

Through A Lens, By A Mirror, The Parsis (1977 – 2013)

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 […]

Declining Parsi Numbers

The Decline of the Parsi Community

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 […]

Naghshe Rostam

Naqsh-i Rustam – Incredible Reliefs of Persian Empires

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

the holy fire

Our Kaikhushru Pallonji Katrak Dar-e-Meher Golden Jubilee Celebrations

Pictures Courtesy Mr. Navroze Dhondy

Jashan

Zoroastrianism: History, Beliefs, and Practices

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 […]

Community Issues

Why I Chose to be A Zoroastrian

Dorian Gordon Bates was born to parents, one of whom who is an atheist and the other agnostic. As he came to the conclusion that he could not subscribe to the view that there was no God, he started searching for a religion to which he could belong. After reviewing all the major religions of the […]