The Bharucha Baug Residents’ Welfare Association (BBRWA) organized Jamshedi Navroz celebrations at the Baug on 21st March, 2019 for the fourth year. The highlight was the grand Meiz-e-Murad, probably the only public wishing table, which attracted a large number of visitors from across the city. The day started with the inauguration of the Meiz-e-Murad at […]
Parsipanu On Jamshedi Navroz!
Parsipanu On Jamshedi Navroz! Dear Readers, It was most lovely to behold the true-blue display of our Parsipanu on Jamshedi Navroze on Thursday – despite it being a middle-of-the-week-day, but moreso, despite the disheartening news that while the government didn’t think it worth their while to heed our appeal about moving the Metro Line, it […]
From The Editor’s Desk
Jamshedi Navroze Mubarak! Dear Readers, It gives me great joy to present you our Parsi Times Jamshedi Navroz Special Issue. I hope this bumper issue brings you as much delight, as it has given us a sense of satisfaction and joy in presenting you pages brimming with ‘Positivity and Happiness’ – the theme of our […]
Benifer Irani Sets Navroz Spirit Soaring In Kiwiland With ‘Tirangi Tehmul’!
Auckland’s Zoroastrian Community is all set to embrace Jamshedi Navroz with some good old Bawa humor, with the Parsi natak – ‘Tirangi Tehmul’, all thanks to the efforts of Benifer Porus Irani. An active community worker, Benifer connected with Rashna Mehta, the daughter of the play’s writer – late Dorab Mehta, to get the script […]
WZCC And WZOTF To Support And Promote Parsi Entrepreneurs
The World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce – India (WZCCI) and WZO Trust Funds (WZOTF) have announced a joint plan to support and promote Parsi/Irani Zoroastrian entrepreneurs, professionals and start-ups by funding selected projects in India with interest-free loans. Only the principal amount would have to be returned, over a pre-determined period. WZCCI and WZOTF invite […]
Mickey Magic Miracle!
. Just when you think you’ve finally been able to catch up on simply reading about what he’s doing next and where next he’s going to be, he’s spotted in yet another continent, conducting yet another amazing wellness retreat or being awarded yet another global recognition! Meet Dr. Mickey Mehta – that is, if […]
Bigger, Better, Newer! Dr. Cyres Mehta Sets New Standard Of Eye Care In Mumbai
The leading eye specialist of the nation who has won global accolades and stands out as one of the tallest feathers in our Community’s cap, the dynamic Dr. Cyres Mehta, is no stranger to progress. Like most self-motivated greats, he started his private practice in 2009 in a little 300 sq ft room near old […]
Meherbai’s Navroz Nostalgia
A few days before Jamshedi Navroze, Meherbai’s Mandli met on the lawns of a posh upper-crust club for dinner and the conversation turned to the good old days or Asal-no-Jamano since they were all super senior citizens. Meherbai opened the topic with a keynote speech saying, “Our previous generations of Parsis had nothing compared to what we have […]
Heal Thyself… And Others: Career In TaiChi
. PT: Explain the basic concept of Tai Chi – as a practice and healing medium Kashmira: TAICHI CHUAN is an approximately 5000 year old Chinese internal martial art. Popularly called ‘meditation in movement’ due to its slow, graceful, almost dancelike moves, it focuses on the body’s energy (qi) flow and on breathing techniques. It […]
Second Innings In Careers
Through most of our adult lives when we’re working hard and trying to keep up with the rat race, many of us dream of having time off to fill our days vacationing, traveling, relaxing and spending more time with loved ones. But once we professionally retire, for many of us, it doesn’t turn out to […]
The Parsi Spirit of Enterprise And Empathy in Hong Kong
Though Hong Kong is blessed with very few Parsis, they are a united, warm, friendly and generous lot. The Zoroastrian Club is an imposing structure that does justice to the high socio-economic status Parsis enjoy on this lovely island. Many roads in Hong Kong begin and end in a quiet corner of Happy Valley: the […]