Tag Archive | Parsi History

Where Parsis First Lit Their Holy Fire

Where Parsis First Lit Their Holy Fire

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 […]

An Annotated Bibliography on Zoroastrian Studies

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 […]

Parsi Stories: The Life of Zarathushtra

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 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 […]

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 […]

Save Bahrot Caves

Dr. Homi Dhalla, the Founder-President of World Zarathushti Cultural Foundation, has taken immense pains to initiate gigantic efforts to Preserve and Save the Bahrot Caves as a precious heritage structure since the last several years. In a first of its kind, he has now initiated an online signature campaign, to be submitted to the Director-General, […]

Frohar Films “Humata Hukhta Hvarshta” – Suvichar, Suvachan, Sukarma

Frohar Films Presents – the only tele-serial on Zoroastrian Religion & Culture – ‘Humata Hukhta Hvarshta’ – Sunday 23rd March 2008, on Zee T.V. Gujarati – Zee Network, at 11.05 A.M. In this episode History of IRANSHAH – [Part II] by Dastoorji – Khurshed Kekobad Dastoor of Udvada will be televised. In the last episode […]