Zarthost-No-Diso On 24th May, 2018

Dae Mahino, Khorshed Roj, which falls on Thursday, the 24th of May, 2018, marks the day known as ‘Zarthost-No-Diso’, or the day that our beloved prophet, Zarathustra left the earthly, mortal life to re-unite with Ahura Mazda. On this day, special prayer sessions are organized, with prayers and religious discourses hailing the great life and miracles of our […]

Significance And Relevance Of Jasans

PT: What is a Jasan? Er. Harvesp: A Jasan is a religious thanks giving ceremony that commemorates an important event.  Generally, Jasans are performed as a thanksgiving for happy and auspicious occasions like an anniversary, an engagement, house warming, graduation, birthday etc. Jasan or Fareshta are also performed to remember our departed souls on important days like […]

Significance Of Five Gehs

PT: Could you explain the context behind dividing the day into five Gehs in our religion? Er.  Khoremand: The day has been divided into five gehs keeping in mind certain fixed points through the 24 hours, mainly – Sunrise, Mid-day, Evening, Sunset and Midnight. The time divisions were made to gratify the effectiveness of prayers […]