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 the area in the vicinity of the Fire Temple which is the soul of the place. In about 20 minutes, you can walk and soak in all the beauty. Here is a Zoroastrian community whose life, for the past 270 years, has revolved around the holy fire, which is believed to have been brought from Iran about 1200- 1300 years ago; the flame still burns bright in the Atash- Behram”

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