Delhi Parsi

February 9, 2015
Zoroastrian Population Figures premium
There is a lot of debate about the number of Zoroastrians living around the world today. Nergish Mistry from Delhi, pointed us to this page on Wikipedia that contains a list of countries where Zoroastrians are known to be living, along with the numbers available. The list is attributed to a FEZANA study, but details aren’t available to […]
January 13, 2015
Mumbai Priests – Have The Courage To Say No. Have The Courage To Face The Truth premium
By Jehangir Mehta | Perth, Australia Good leaders are invaluable to an association, community and the country. Bad leaders and gutter politics can destroy the very foundation of the pillars of any organization into economic disrepair and third rate status. Much of the wealth was gifted to BPP by the benevolence of the rich and famous families, whose fore-sight towards […]
November 25, 2014
Fire Altar: Poems on the Persians and the Greeks premium
Keki Daruwalla, the famous Zoroastrian Author, Poet and Policeman, Former Zoroastrian Representative on the National Minorities Commission of India, is making a rare appearance in the U.K for a Poetry Reading from his Zoroastrian themed new book Fire Altar: Poems on the Persians and the Greeks. These poems have been published in some of the […]
September 6, 2013
Through A Lens, By A Mirror, The Parsis (1977 – 2013) premium
Prof. Rajeev Lochan, Director, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi Ministry of Culture, Government of India has the pleasure of inviting you to the opening of the exhibition Through A Lens, By A Mirror, The Parsis (1977 – 2013) by Sooni Taraporevala Shri Raghu Rai, eminent artist has consented to inaugurate the exhibition on […]
April 18, 2013
A Zoroastrian Odyssey – A Frohar Foundation Exhibition premium
The Frohar Foundation of Mumbai is holding its annual exhibition at Albless Baug from 18th to 21st april, 2013. It is really an exhibition worth viewing, even if you have attended it previously, as they keep adding new items every year. A must visit for Parsis and Non-parsees. For more information, please click to enlarge the […]
February 19, 2013
Why I Chose to be A Zoroastrian premium
Dorian Gordon Bates was born to parents, one of whom who is an atheist and the other agnostic. As he came to the conclusion that he could not subscribe to the view that there was no God, he started searching for a religion to which he could belong. After reviewing all the major religions of the […]
April 1, 2012
Where Parsis First Lit Their Holy Fire premium
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 […]
March 31, 2012
The Decline of the Parsi Community premium
A lot has been said, written, and debated about the dwindling numbers of the already small Parsi community in India and world over. For the record, here in the National Capital Region of Delhi, which includes Gurgaon and Noida, we Parsis are quite concerned with our declining numbers, and dismayed by the ignorance/apathy that surrounds […]
March 1, 2012
Naqsh-i Rustam – Incredible Reliefs of Persian Empires premium
One of the oddest sights at Naqsh-i Rustam is the Ka'ba-ye Zartosht. Looking to all intents and purposes as if a certain Star Trek: The Next Generation species had influenced copper age culture, the Cube of Zoroaster is a 5th century BCE tower-like edifice