Dear Readers, The last weekend took the community through the highs and the lows, leaving a lingering feeling of pensiveness through most of the week. On the eve of Republic Day, 25th January, 2020, Parsi Times was as overjoyed to break the news of legendary stage personality and doyen of Gujarati and Parsi theater – […]
. Young Binaifer is in a deep dilemma – her first heartbreak has left her shattered and made her completely averse to the idea of love. As she steps into the Agiary on Saturday morning, she prays to the Holy Atash, wondering who would help her get rid of this heartache. Could the solution to […]
Recognising three aspects for the future of our community – a proud past, a progressive present and a promising future, the Navsari Local Committee of The WZO Trust Funds organised a function at Sirvai Party Plot, Bai Dosibai Kotwal Parsi Orphanage on 20th January, 2019, which included the felicitation of our Mobeds, the 16th Annual […]
On 20th January, 2019, the Navsari Local Committee of The WZO Trust Funds will organize its 16th Education Prize Distribution Program and Felicitation of Mobeds of Navsari, by Chief Guest Er. Aspandiar Dadachanji. The event, which will also mark the Release of the Directory of Parsi Zoroastrian Residents of Navsari, will be held at Sirvai […]
Survival Of Our Community Is Directly Linked To Our Mobeds It remains a fact that no community can survive without a strong religious foundation. At the same time no religion can survive without an enlightened clergy. The success and survival of our Parsi Zoroastrian community is undoubtedly directly linked to our religion and our Mobeds. […]
12 વરસના જેહાન માદન, હુતોક્ષી અને ફરોખ માદનના દીકરા તા. 9મી જૂન 2017ને દિને ડીડી ઉમરીગર આદરિયાન, ફત્તેહગંજ, વડોદરામાં વિધિવત નાવર બન્યા હતા. એરવદ હોમાવઝીર ભેસાનીયા અને એરવદ કેરસી ભેસાનિયા દ્વારા આ ક્રિયાઓ કરવામાં આવી હતી. માદન કુટુંબ દ્વારા ટ્રસ્ટીઓ તેમના કુટુંબ અને આદરિયાનના સ્ટાફને તેમણે કરેલા સપોર્ટ માટે તેમનો આભાર માન્યો હતો.
12-year-old Jehan Madan, son of Hutoxi and Farokh Madan, was ordained Navar on 9th June, 2017, at DD Umrigar Adarian, Fatehgunj, Vadodara. The ceremony was performed by Er. Hormazdiar Bhesania and Er. Kersi Bhesania. The family thanks all the Trustees, Mobeds and staff of the Adarian for their support.
Our community has different religious titles which are applied before the names of individuals, like ‘Behdin’ for the non-priestly sect and ‘Osta’, ‘Osti’, ‘Ervad’, etc. for priests. These religious titles are based on the religious status of people and are prefixed before their names, when mentioned in prayers and rituals, like the Jashan, Afringan and […]