Faith And Doubt

“I talk to God, but the sky is empty.” Many a times as we move through life, when we face its many challenges, the ugly head of doubt raises itself in our minds. The doubt is strong because it is completely founded in our so-called reality. A bad report card, a miserable blood test, a […]

‘My English Pocket Book of Nirangs’

Readers will be pleased to know about the availability of ‘My English Pocket Book of Nirangs’ – or short Zoroastrian prayers – by Er. Rustom Noshirwan Panthaki, the ex-Principal, Dadar Athornan Madressa. Nirangs are short but powerful prayers that can be recited to invoke divine blessings and help for numerous reasons including spiritual protection; inner […]

Vispa Humata

Daisy P. Navdar is a teacher by profession and a firm believer in the efficacy of our Manthravani. She is focused on ensuring that the deep significance of our prayers is realized by our youth. She credits her learnings and insights, shared in her articles, to all Zoroastrian priests and scholars whose efforts have contributed […]

The Prophet Of Ashoi

When one thinks of a religion, any religion, the uppermost question in one’s mind is, “Who was its founder and from where did it come? What was His message?” If you gaze up into the sky at night, you’ll see that there are other planets besides ours and since ours is inhabited, there’s no reason […]

Endurance Is The Prime Sustaining Virtue

Zarathushtra beseeches Ahura Mazda to bless him with the virtues of endurance and durability. Equipped with these formidable weapons, he confronted all opposition and silently and heroically bore persecution. He shirked not his stupendous responsibility and abandoned not his sublime mission. He remained cheerful and optimistic and with unwavering confidence in the success of his […]

The Mind and Prayer

Daisy P. Navdar is a teacher by profession and a firm believer in the efficacy of our Manthravani. She is focused on ensuring that the deep significance of our prayers is realized by our youth. She credits her learnings and insights, shared in her articles, to all Zoroastrian priests and scholars whose efforts have contributed […]