“If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.” The ongoing pandemic has brought our Mumbai city to its knees, making it that much more challenging for the underprivileged of our community. The loss of lives and livelihood adds greatly to the woes […]
Tag: 14th August 2021
The Global Tipping Point Summit: Rethinking Education and Parenting!
The Global Tipping Point Summit (GTPS) is the brainchild of the highly innovative, internationally eminent educator, literary critic and author, Dr. Coomi S. Vevaina. While many would be content with one doctorate, she has two Ph.D. degrees – one in Literature and the other in Education. She is the Founder Director of the Centre for […]
Dr. Cyres Mehta Honoured With ‘LEADING EYE SURGEON OF INDIA’ Award By M’tra’s Hon. Health Minister And Governor
Consistently setting new standards and breakthroughs in expert eye-care, Dr. Cyres Mehta’s legacy is celebrated for its path-breaking advancements in eye-care – nationally and internationally. His contributions have delivered great strides in the treatment of some of the most complicated eye diseases. Constantly growing his repertoire of prestigious awards bestowed upon him, from India as […]
Saal Mubarak to you and all your loved ones! We welcome the New Year with a sense of hope and much needed healing, in keeping with the challenges, damage and loss caused by the second wave of the pandemic, not too long ago. Life goes on, and as we learn to adjust and adapt to […]
From the Editors Desk
Hope, Healing And Recovery In The New Year! Dear Readers, It feels way longer than eighteen months, since we’ve been battling the coronavirus epidemic, which has destroyed lives and livelihoods, robbed us of our loved ones and dimmed our happiness. Dealing with losses and living with the scary uncertainty of a deadly, mutating virus causes […]
Masina Hospital Offers Courses For Professionally Trained Care-Givers
– A Mark Of Respect, Love And Care For The Elderly – . The Parsi community is an ageing community and has a problem of providing reliable care at home. With an increasing number of young Parsi couples migrating abroad, the only option is to either rely on an unreliable servant or literally dump the […]
The Explanation, Application And Impact Of Our Prayers Through Mithra, Manthra And Yasna
“The prayer performed with sincere heart and pure intention serves for us a very powerful weapon against the wicked, and against superstitious and frightful thoughts. True prayer produces in us a sort of heroism and thereby we become powerful to prevent, to a great extent, hardships arisen against us. When all the daevas and drujas […]
Adarji-Dhunmai: War And Peace!
Aaderji Writer steps out of his house. Remember him? Adarji the Angrej, an absolute anglophile, more British than the Brits! He notices Sherry, the colony’s adorable arm-candy and ‘Miss Parsi Colony – 2012’ approaching him. Adjusting his behesti papa’s Tootal tie, he tries buttoning up his tweed jacket that was de rigueur, way back when […]
You’re Parsi And You Know It!
Us Parsis are remarkably unique, undoubtedly quirky, comparably idiocentric, with a race, religion and ethos all our own. You may be born in Mumbai, may have moved to Montreal, studied in Jamshedpur, interned in Japan, worked in Oman, and immigrated to Ontario… but immaterial of where life takes you and […]
Meherbai’s Mandli Meets Over Lunch!
The khanar-pinar, farnaar-harnaar, masti-majha-karnaar Mandli met for lunch at their usual South Mumbai club for lunch. Firdos-Fituri was absent since he had gone to Delhi to open a State Bank of India account after reading the account-opening form. Nergis the nosey-parker: Why Delhi? Mrs. Firdos Fituri: Obviously!! Because the form said. ‘Fill up in capital’. So, he went to Delhi! […]
Hope: The Last of Pandora’s Chest
According to Greek Mythology, the world was once a calm and beautiful place. People never grew old, there was no sickness, jealousy or any negativity. However, Pandora’s box changed all that. Jealousy, old age, grief, sickness and death came rushing out and the last thing left in the chest was Hope. Pandora was so scared […]