Parsi News

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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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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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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December 21, 2011
Parsis Celebrate… via The Asian Age premium
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December 19, 2011
Dwindling number of Parsis – via NDTV premium
The Parsi community in Delhi is struggling because of dwindling numbers. But how is it really coping with this issue? NDTV visits the only Parsi temple in New Delhi on its 50th Anniversary, to know more. See the whole video report here.
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December 18, 2011
Delhi Parsi Anjuman in the news ~ some recent stories! premium
Delhi Parsi Fire Temple to celebrate 50th anniversary | By Kim Arora, in Times of India, 18th December 2011 “The Delhi Parsi Anjuman (DPA) president Dadi E Mistry, now in his 70s, remembers how his grandfather would have a holy fire burning in their own house. In 1961, a Dar-e-Mehr (fire temple) was finally established in the capital. […]
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March 7, 2011
Parsi Panorama by Parzor premium
The Parzor organization is holding an exhibit on Parsi crafts and traditions, along with workshops on Parsi embroidery, next week in Delhi. A brief schedule is copied below. “PARSI PANORAMA” 12th to 16th March 2011India International Centre, New Delhi Programme The UNESCO initiated Parzor Project for the Preservation and Promotion of Parsi Zoroastrian Culture and Heritage, […]
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December 29, 2010
Universal Hum Bandagi premium
We Zoroastrians are a microscopic community but have “our presence” throughout the world. We therefore feel that Zoroastrians all over the world should offer “Hum Bandagi” for “Hama Anjuman” the entire Creation all over for Peace, Prosperity and Happiness. The Idea is simple: at 11:55pm on 31st December 2010 (your local time), please visit the […]
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