Yalda Night

As joyful Christian countries around the world get ready to celebrate Christmas, all streets, stores and houses are decorated with lights for the glorious festive season. One hears Christmas carols and X’mas cheer everywhere – and some people even wear Christmas jumpers! For Iranians around the world, it’s a little different, because they are getting […]

‘Parsis – A Timeless Legacy’: A Pictorial Odyssey!

The first thing you notice is the tremendous effort that went into these perfect pictures by camera-maestro, Shantanu Das, who employed the very best of his 20-plus-years expertise and perfected techniques, to document our glorious Parsi culture, traditions and people. Travelling across Mumbai, Kolkata, Udvada, Navsari, Surat, Nargol and Sanjan, Shantanu’s popular clicks captured special […]

IUU 2019 – Come, Be A Part Of Our Great Zoroastrian History!

It all started in 2014, when Prime Minister, H’ble Shri Narendra Modi suggested the establishment of a ‘special Parsi festival’ that would help bring together our small yet close-knit and much-cherished community from across the world, in celebration of our cultural, social and religious ethos, in Udvada – our pilgrimage headquarters. With great planning and […]

Down The IUU Memory Lane

The Iranshah Udvada Utsav (IUU) is the brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who wanted the Parsi Zoroastrian community from across the world to visit Udvada and participate in one of the biggest Community festivals ever. He recommended that the IUU be held in December, as many Indian Zoroastrians residing overseas visit India during the […]

Ratan Tata: Gaieties In His 80s!

The ‘Accidental Start-Up Investor’ Gets ‘InsTATAgrammed’: 400,000+ Follower in 24 hours!!  India’s leading industrialist, revered the world over, and the tallest feather in our Community’s cap – Ratan Tata – is always in the news, for all the right reasons. His life exemplifies a glaring legacy of the very definition of Parsipanu – he stands […]