The Iranshah Initiative – Donation With Vision 2020 (Part 1 of 2)

“There are no gods in the universe, no nations, no money, no human rights, and no justice outside of the common imagination of human beings,” says Yuval Noah Harari in his book, ‘Sapiens’. Harari argues that humanity functions cooperatively because human beings created religions and belief systems, political societies, financial markets, judicial systems etc… That these common, […]

Fun In Phoenix!

On 24th August, 2019, the members of ZAAZ (the Zoroastrian Association of Arizona) came together at the Delhi Palace Hotel in Phoenix (USA) to celebrate Navroze, amidst much music and merriment. The evening started with prayers led by the youngest members of the community, followed by a welcome note given by committee members to the […]

Double Dhamaal at Salsette

Salsette Parsi Colony’s Gen-Next got together to host two fun-filled, entertaining events – one outdoor and one indoor – across the last weekend. On April 20, 2019, Salsette’s sprightly youth got together at 8:00 am to participate in the first ‘Bacchaas Premier League’ (BPL), where over 25 children between nine and sixteen years of age, […]

WZCC, FEZANA To Hold Historic AGM

Through May 1-5, 2019, WZCC (World Zoroastrian Chambers of Commerce) – a global business organization for Zoroastrians, and FEZANA (Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America) – a North American religious/cultural organization, will come together to hold a first ever, historic joint AGM, at Orlando, Florida, USA. Edul Daver, WZCC Global President shared with Parsi Times, “It will be an opportunity for […]

LA’s Azerbaijani Multifaith Memorial Commemorates Khojaly Tragedy

On February 21, 2019, at the invitation of the Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Er. Zarrir Bhandara representing the Zoroastrian faith, accompanied by FEZANA’s Xerxes Commissariat, graced the commemoration of the Azerbaijani Multifaith Memorial, in remembrance, peace and reconciliation of the Khojaly Tragedy. Attended by about 300 guests at a church in Los […]

DhunMai Dalal Passes Away

On 3rd July, 2017, California’s Zoroastrian community lost a stalwart philanthropist, who served the North American and Global Zoroastrian community for three decades, with the passing away of DhunMai Dalal. A long-time resident of Southern California, DhunMai held various positions and roles at the ZAC (Zoroastrian Association of California) and FEZANA (Federation of Zoroastrian Associations […]

‘Freedom Sculpture’ Based On Cyrus’ Cylinder Unveiled In Santa Monica

As crowds across the USA celebrated Independence Day on 4th July, 2017, Santa Monica Boulevard (Los Angeles) unveiled the ‘Freedom Sculpture’, a magnificent public art installation inspired by ancient Persia’s eminent archaeological artefact, the historical Cyrus Cylinder – meant to celebrate the ‘ideals of freedom, respect for diversity, and inclusiveness’. Unveiled by prominent Iranian developer […]