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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April 18, 2013
A Zoroastrian Odyssey – A Frohar Foundation Exhibition premium
The Frohar Foundation of Mumbai is holding its annual exhibition at Albless Baug from 18th to 21st april, 2013. It is really an exhibition worth viewing, even if you have attended it previously, as they keep adding new items every year. A must visit for Parsis and Non-parsees. For more information, please click to enlarge the […]
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February 19, 2013
Why I Chose to be A Zoroastrian premium
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 […]
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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 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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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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