. Winners Of ‘CELEBRATING HOPE IN WORDS AND ART’ WINNER: Celebrating Hope By Meher Parvez Sutaria As Alexander Pope has rightly said, Hope springs eternal in the human breast. At present dark clouds are hovering high, But they’ll soon be gone, by and by. The world, of all its mirth, is shorn, But soon, a new day will be […]
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From the Editors Desk
Saal Mubarak! Dear Readers, It brings me great pleasure in presenting PT’s Bumper Parsi New Year (Super)Special issue! What makes this issue special is the content, in keeping with the times, which we hope, will bring you smiles and laughter, as it is based on the theme – ‘Celebrating Hope’! Hope – much needed during […]
New Year (Without) Fanfare
2020 could very well have turned out to be every Parsi’s worst nightmare. Right now, in this virus-filled bleak world, the word ‘celebration’ conjures up images of slightly dressed up friends and folk – slightly, as everything above the waist is relatively picture perfect – anything below is anyone’s guess, with all on a zoom-call, […]
State Of Our Border – Future Of Our Ties!
The turmoil at our borders continues. The media is replete with news of incursions and intrusions, with neither side showing any urgency in de-escalation. I believe the genesis of the problem lies in the origins of this border. Who drew the border and how was it drawn? Way back in 1912, on orders from His […]
An Opportunity Beyond Compare
– By Edul Daver-WZCC Global President – Let me start by wishing our Community a very Happy Parsi New Year! Yes 2020 is certainly different but with creativity we can make it just as meaningful and enjoyable! In May 2020, ‘A Bright Star In The Service Of Our Community’ enumerated 26 activities which clearly demonstrate […]
A Heart With Hope Finds Happiness!
Our lives are interconnected by an intricate web of emotions. But the one thread that binds all together is that of love, compassion, faith and most importantly, hope. Humankind has never lost hope – be there earthquakes, famines, financial or personal setbacks – we pick up the pieces and keep going, with the conviction that […]
Celebrating Hope In The Baugs!
Hope burns eternal within the heart. As Eruchshaw Einstein says, as long as there’s hope – well, there’s hope!! So, I’ll tell you some tales from our Baugs on HOPE! (What else?) In our prominent South Bombay walu Cusrow baug, there is this70-year-old frustrated spinster, called Alamai Banga, who has high hopes of finding a bakro to saprao, and […]
A Faithful Heart Is A Hopeful Heart!
“Yes, Not everything went as planned, In fact, it all fell apart Terribly, spectacularly. No problem… The pieces are all still there, I can put them back together in a new way That’s the power of HOPE” By Topher Kearby The ground from beneath our feet has moved, literally! Torrential rains have paralysed the city […]
Thou Art The Hope Of The Hopeless, Ahura Mazda!
Hope buoys me up. Hope raises the banner under which victory can be won. I am happy when the bright ray of hope shines upon me. Often is hope doomed to disappointment. I become upholder of a forlorn hope. Me bright hope gives way to despair. My long cherished hope grows dim and fades. It […]
2020: The Year Of Reflection, Resilience And Reawakening
2020 should be declared as the Year of Reflection, Resilience and Reawakening. From the Australian bush fires, to the new found word-of-the-year that has made a famous beer brand even more (in)famous and everything in between, the past 7 months have taught us unforgettable lessons of our lifetimes. Contrary to disputed theories as regards how […]
Those Fantastic Centuries
“When fishes flew and the forests walked And figs grew upon the thorn, Some moments when the moon was blood, Then surely I was born.” Poet G K Chesterton tells us of the condition of the world when the donkey was born. I was born in a world almost as topsy-turvy as a donkey, […]