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Persia: Ancient Soul of Iran

Posted by on Jul 26, 2008 in Other Parsi Stuff | 0 comments

  Arzan Sam Wadia of ParsiKhabar pointed us to this article which appeared in the latest issue of National Geographic magazine. It is a brilliant illustration of the glorious history of Persia, that is now Iran. It touches about the life and times of the people, including culture, politics, economics, and of course – religion.     Read Arzan Sam...

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Persepolis Recreated

Posted by on Jul 17, 2008 in Other Parsi Stuff | 0 comments

Here’s an amazing film about the ancient city of Perspolis (now in Iran). The film showcases a civilization that thrived 2500 years ago, and presents the grandeur of the Persian history during the reins of Cyrus, Darius and Xerxes between 550 and 300 BC. That period was the height of the Persian empire and the Zoroastrian religion. This film is...

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Among the Zoroastrians: An American in Iran

Posted by on Dec 7, 2007 in Other Parsi Stuff | 0 comments

One of our members, Arnavaz Malhotra pointed me to this fascinating feature article that appeared in the Washington Post titled “Among the Zoroastrians” with interviews by Jackie Lyden and photographs by Nancy Andrews. The article vividly brings out the culture and lives of the few Zoroastrians still living in the desert plateau of Yazd, around...

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