It’s Navroze time once again. But there aren’t many Parsis around anymore to celebrate the festival! Sooni Taraporevala’s book, ‘Zoroastrians of India. Parsis: A Photographic Journey’, says that according to the demographic trend, by 2020 only 23,000 Parsis will be left and that wouldn’t remain a community anymore, but would have transformed into a tribe. […]
Dear friends, Please find attached an advertisement with information about the XVII North American Zoroastrian Congress. We request you to publish this flyer in your newsletters or on your blogs or distribute it on your email lists. The Congress is hosted by the Zoroastrian Association of California, in co-ordination with, the California Zoroastrian Center. It […]
MUMBAI, August 8, 2014 – the Asia Society in collaboration with the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature hosted author and 2014 prize recipient Cyrus Mistry in conversation with notable journalist, author and Bombay personality Bachi Karkaria. Cyrus Mistry spoke about his novel Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer, the novel delves into the life of […]
Andheri resident Hanoz Patel recalls the festive fervour associated with Navroz Navroz is a day for families, ours and others from the colony, to get together and celebrate. The countdown to Navroz is crazy. We clean the house and put up special decorations. We make designs using chalk powder, similar to rangoli, outside our homes. […]
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