Jasan At Sir JJ School

Sir JJ High Schools’ Alumni Association celebrated their annual get-together with an evening of prayers and fun on 20th May, 2017, with a jasan in honor of their benefactor and founder of the school Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy, 1st Baronet, which was performed by ex-student, Er. Yazdi Dhalla, and his son. President of the Alumni Association, […]

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 […]