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Where Parsis First Lit Their Holy Fire

Where Parsis First Lit Their Holy Fire

Posted by on Apr 1, 2012 in Other Parsi Stuff | 1 comment

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 the area...

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An Annotated Bibliography on Zoroastrian Studies

Posted by on Jan 7, 2012 in Other Parsi Stuff | 0 comments

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 culture,...

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Parsi Stories: The Life of Zarathushtra

Posted by on Jan 6, 2012 in Other Parsi Stuff | 2 comments

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 the Bronze Age in Central Asia, the...

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

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

Posted by on Apr 5, 2011 in Reviews | 0 comments

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 pride and...

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Zoroastrianism: History, Beliefs, and Practices

Zoroastrianism: History, Beliefs, and Practices

Posted by on Sep 12, 2010 in Other Parsi Stuff | 0 comments

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...

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