Gratitude To The Wise Creator

As per the Shehenshahi calendar, we are currently observing the holy Dae Mahino. This month is dedicated to the Supreme Divinity (Ahura Mazda), and therefore considered one of the most significant in the Zoroastrian calendar of twelve months. The term Ahura Mazda is translated as Ahura (Lord) and Mazda (Wisdom). More liberally translated, Ahura is ‘Creator’ (and therefore Lord or Master of all creations) […]

TPZA Celebrates Dae Mahino Jasan

The Thane Parsi Zoroastrian Anjuman celebrated their Dae Mahino Jasan ceremony at the Cowasji Patell Agiary, Thane, on 3rd June, 2017, followed by a Humbandagi conducted by Er. Behramsha Sidhwa. The evening witnessed a talk on ‘Manomanthan to Manoranjan’ by Guest Speaker, Prof. Dr. Firdaus Shroff. Prof. Dr. Shroff was felicitated with a bouquet of flowers […]

Jasan – A Ritual Act of Worship

During the month of Dae, Parsis perform Jasan ceremonies by way of thanks-giving at home, at their workplace as also at various community centers and places of worship. Colloquially or in ordinary conversation, Jasan means ‘rejoicing’ or an ‘assembly of rejoicing’. This is because the religious ceremony is usually followed by feasting and merriment among […]

Zarthost – No – Diso

Every year Dae Mahino and Khorshed Roj is observed as Zarthost-No-Diso, i.e. the day our beloved prophet, Zarthustra left the earthly, mortal life. This year the day falls on Tuesday, the 24th of May, 2016. Considered as the first Prophet the world has seen, Zarthustra worked amongst the people, bringing peace and happiness to all. […]