ZAC Organises Faresta Ceremony

On 22nd April, 2017, around a hundred community members residing in California, USA, gathered to celebrate Adar Mahino and Adar Roj Parabh at the newly built Atash Kadeh of Zoroastrian Association of California (ZAC). Celebrated with a Faresta ceremony, performed by President of North American Mobed’s Council, Dr. Er. Ardaviraf Minocherhomji, Dr. Er. Khushroo Unwalla, Er. Zerkxis and Zarrir Bhandara, the co-sponsors were ZAC and Dolly Malva. This was followed by a Machi offered to the Atash Padshah by Hosi and Aban Kapadia. At the conclusion of the ceremony, Zarrir Bhandara gave a brief talk on the significance of Ardibehest Ameshaspenta. A shawl was presented to Dr. Minocherhomji and Dr. Unwalla for providing service to our community for over three decades. Zerkxis Bhandara was felicitated by Malva with a shawl for his selfless community service and working diligently behind the scenes for all major ceremonies. The gathering departed after relishing Dhandar Patio prepared by Reshma Rustomi and the rava and malida prepared by the community.

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