February 15, 2012
Memorial Meet for Homai Vyarawalla premium
The media world is full of stories about Mrs. Homai Vyarawalla who passed away at the age of 98 on 15th January this year in Baroda. The truth is, this well-known figure in the Indian political and photographic world was a Delhi Parsi, who lived out the last years of her life away from the […]
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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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January 12, 2012
13th World Zoroastrian Games Announced premium
                  (via ParsiNews.net) The Zoroastrian Society of Ontario (ZSO) and the Zoroastrian Sports Committee (ZSC) proudly announce openings of registration for 13th Zoroastrian Games (2012), in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. There’s also an early bird deadline of March 22, 2012 so hurry, because all spots for athletes, housing, […]
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January 7, 2012
An Annotated Bibliography on Zoroastrian Studies premium
Since time immemorial writers, poets, philophers, artists, and craftspeople among others have documented and passed on from generation to generation facts, truths, legends, even myths – for today and the future to discover, enjoy, and pass on to the future. In many forms we all gain from the knowledge and learnings of our people, our […]
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January 6, 2012
Parsi Stories: The Life of Zarathushtra premium
Here is the first in a series of Parsi/Zoroastrian stories courtesy the UNESCO Parzor Foundation. Over a period of time we will share all the stories we have here, in the hope they provide insights and draw attention to the history and legends of our religion and community. Zarathushtra is believed to have lived in […]
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January 5, 2012
The Gara saree saga premium
One of the most prized possessions of Parsi families (read women) is their Gara saree or sarees! Not only are they possessions of pride and boy, these beautifully embroidered sarees are often worth more the rest of the entire family wardrobe put together! Here’s a great article on Garas (as they’re popularly called) from The […]
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January 3, 2012
Warming up to Parsi food in winter premium
Winter is a time for special treats – treats that not only warm our hearts, but literally fight the cold weather as well! One of the all time Parsi winter favorites is Vasanu. While you can buy Vasanu in places like Mumbai, Pune and cities in Gujarat, in most other places you have to make […]
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