The Khanar-Pinar friends of the Mandli requested Meherbai to organise a thali-lunch. Gooli Google: It will be a change to eat from a silver thali. It’s so boring to eat out of kaanch-ni-plate day after day! Rarto Rohan: No thali business! We men like to eat motta-motta- gosh-na-bota! Mai-Kanglo-Minoo: I call it ramakra, just as I call my Dinoo ramakroo! Meherbai: Call them what you want, but in […]
Tag: 18th March 2023
Kids And Preventing Dog Bites
Every year, a number of children fall victim to dog-bites. In virtually every such case, it is neither the dog nor the child that is at fault – it’s the lack of communication and awareness to blame. Understanding the ‘Why’s, If’s and How’s’ of dog-bites helps us avoid adding to the dog-bite statistic. Why Do […]
Thodi Si Lift Karade! How To Up Your Spiritual Quotient!!
Adil, a top-notch executive spends five minutes talking to the poor woman sitting beside his building, only to realize that she was a teacher before she fell on terrible times. This, after feeling sure he would be able to place her as a maid at his cousin’s place. Farida takes time out to say something […]
My Health, My Responsibility!
Approximately 80 per cent of all health issues are a result of unhealthy choices like a ‘high-on-calories-low-on-nutrition’ diet, sedentary lifestyle, negative thoughts and undue stress. Is it not time to get back control of your life, your health and your happiness? The best way to achieve a healthy lifestyle is by making good choices. Which […]
Hope and Prosperity This Navroz!
On the 21st March, 2023, our holy Agiaries and Atash Behrams will be resplendently decorated, redolent with torans, as community members will step in to pay their respects to our sacred Atash Padshah, seeking blessings for Jamshedi Navroz. Some, especially those belonging to the Irani faith, will set up the Navroz Haft Seen table, and […]
A Little Bit Of This, Just A Dash Of That And What Have We?! Navroz Mubarak!!!
As we near 21st March, Ratimai tends to get mushy. “Darab, remember how we said ‘Pasand-e Kardim’ (the Parsi equivalent of ‘I do’) forty-three years ago, just on the very happy day of Jamshedji Navroz? “Harrumph!” reacted Darabsha. “Why the ‘harrumphing’? There is nothing to be grumpy about! ’Tis the season of plenty! Plenty of […]
JAMSHEDI NAVROZ CONTEST WINNERS
WINNER 1: Merzaan Pagdiwalla ‘Can’t wait to eat more granny na haath nu Dhansak!’ WINNER 2: Saisha and Nyrah Irani Saisha: Chalo Chalo! Khushali nu ses leyne Baug ma jaldi pugvanuch! Nyrah: Thob ni, pehlla photo! Chal ave, camera ma joi ne mori jem motto smile aap! Special Mention By Kaiwan […]
Navroz Message UK PM Risshi Sunak
NAVROZ MESSAGE UK PM RISSHI SUNAK
From the Editor’s Desk
A Little More… This Navroz! Dear Readers, This year, we celebrate so much more than the Festival of Spring, even as life as we knew it, regains a good part of that pre-pandemic normalcy we all craved so much, for three years… trying to find our feet amidst the struggles and heartaches, losses and […]
PENDAR NIK – GOFTAR NIK – KERDAR NIK!
Humata, Hukhta, Hvrashta What are Asho Zarthost Paigamber’s teachings about living a virtuous life? When we talk about Zoroastrian virtues, the first thing that comes to mind is ‘Pendar Nik, Goftar Nik, and Kerdar Nik’ (Persian for Good Thoughts, Good Words, and Good Deeds), which is the prime motto of our glorious religion. As Zarthostis […]
Zerbanoo Gifford Woman Of Substance, Pride Of Zoroastrians!
A leading icon of our Zoroastrian community worldwide, Zerbanoo Gifford is a globally renowned Human Rights campaigner, author of seven books, founder of The ASHA Centre (which aims at enriching young adults by delivering transformative education in various fields – www.ashacentre.org), as well as the current elected President of The World Zoroastrian Organisation (WZO). A […]