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Tehran, Jews welcome Return of Cyrus Cylinder

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Persian Jews welcome the return of the Cyrus Cylinder home Cyrus the Great liberated the Hebrew from the Babylonian captivity to resettle and rebuild Jerusalem, earning...

Mt. Damavand, Iran, Gahanbar Ceremony, Photos

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Gahanbar Ceremony in Iran Group of 150 Zoroastrians from Tehran visited Mt. Damavand on 28th May 2010 and particiapted in Gahanbar ceremony conducted by three...

Zoroastrians Kasnavieh, celebrated Gahanbar, Farvardingan, Photos

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Zoroastrians of Kasnavieh celebrated their Gahanbar one day before Farvardingan Jashn on Wednesday, 7th April 2010. See the photos: http://amordad6485.blogfa.com/post-4358.aspx Zoroastrians living Kesnavieh, like past years,...

Yazd, Vahman Volleyball Cup, Photos

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The annual Vahman Volleybal Games, managed by Yaneshvaran Mantrah started on 11th February. See the photos of the opening ceremony which was held in memory...

Iran, Kaba of Zarathushtra Threatened by Earth Sinkage

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TEHRAN -- Zoroaster’s Kaba is in extreme danger of collapse due to escalating earth sinkage at the ancient site of Naqsh-e Rustam in Fars...

Tehran, Prominent Zoroastrians Introduced

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For second year, prominent Zoroastrians in Tehran were introdcued on 5th February 2010. They were: Mobed Mehraban Firouzgari Dr. Dolat Kaymanesh - in sport and physical education Mr....

Ancient site found in southern Iran

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A villager has stumbled upon an ancient site near Iran's Parishan Lake located southeast of Kazeroun in the southern province of Fars. A local farmer...

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