Other Parsi Stuff

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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November 25, 2014
Fire Altar: Poems on the Persians and the Greeks premium
Keki Daruwalla, the famous Zoroastrian Author, Poet and Policeman, Former Zoroastrian Representative on the National Minorities Commission of India, is making a rare appearance in the U.K for a Poetry Reading from his Zoroastrian themed new book Fire Altar: Poems on the Persians and the Greeks. These poems have been published in some of the […]
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April 1, 2012
Where Parsis First Lit Their Holy Fire premium
By Nikita Puri, in MailToday An article that appeared in “Travel Mail on Sunday” section of Mail Today, features Udvada – the place where Zoroastrians from Persia, first arrived on Indian shores, many centuries ago. “About four- odd hours away from Mumbai, and a 15- minutes drive from the main Udvada railway station, it is […]
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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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February 26, 2012
Traditional Parsi Designs, Modern Stylish Products. premium
UNESCO Parzor is passionately involved in the revival and promotion of the tradional and exquisite craft of Parsi textiles and embroidery. Based on authentic Parsi designs, motifs and colors, Parzor has created beautiful modern products which you can now own. In fact, these unique Parsi designed products will be available at Baaya Design Store in […]
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February 24, 2012
Avesta Calligraphy to feature in International Calligraphy Festival premium
The First International Calligraphy Festival is on in New Delhi from the 24th of February to the 1st of March 2012, and features among other Calligraphers, Perin Pudumjee Coyaji from Pune, who is showcasing Avesta calligraphy in this exhibition. Do drop in whenever you can. The schedule for the inauguration, exhibition, workshops, and films is given in the images here.
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January 17, 2012
Parsi Stories: Zeher-e-Khoosh premium
Here is the second story, in a series brought to you via the Parzor Foundation website. This story talks about the discovery of something many of us are now very familiar with, during the reign of King Jamshed… but first, a word of caution: do not try this at home ;) “The young girl walked purposefully […]
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