Tag Archive | Parsi Culture

The Gara saree saga

The Gara saree saga

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 […]

“The Saga Of The Aryan Race” Vol I: By Porus Homi Havewala

“The Saga Of The Aryan Race” Vol I: By Porus Homi Havewala

Arktos Media have recently republished the first two volumes of Porus Homi Havewala’s ‘The Saga of the Aryan Race’ – a semi-fictional historical epic on the history of the Zoroastrian and Indo-European (‘Aryan’) peoples. The purpose of the book is to re-inspire the dwindling Parsi and Zoroastrian communities of the world to once again find […]

Parsi Panorama by Parzor

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, […]

19th All India Zoroastrian Youth Meet – Vadodara

A reminder going out to all Zoroastrian youth, to sign up for the youth meet in November this year, at Vadodara. Hurry, early bird registrations on right now, time is running out! The meet also needs donations, so if you can, then please help and support the effort. For more information and registration, please visit […]

Zoroastrianism: History, Beliefs, and Practices

Zoroastrianism: History, Beliefs, and Practices

It is possible, that every Zoroastrian – Parsi, or other – who is online, has searched for information about Zoroastrianism. What we usually get are articles put together with scraps from other sites, and alternately either clearly orthodox or clearly liberal representations of the religion. It is rare to find a well written, non-judgmental description […]

A Date With Parsis

“The new saviours of a 3,500 year-old faith are hip and tech-savvy. Parsi-Zoroastrian youngsters are using Facebook, speed dating, and paintball competitions to meet, make merry and perhaps marry “ An article by Janaki Viswanathan in Mid Day >> click here to read

Back with a bang! Wah Taj!

It is an idea, dreamt up by Jamsetji Tata, of an Indian hotel that took on the world’s best hotels (and also, the whites-only clubs and hotels of the Raj) and proved that when Indians were given a chance, they could beat the best in the world. It is fitting that the majority of the […]