ZAC’s LA Members Enjoy ‘Langan Nu Patru’ With ‘Jamva Chaloji’!

On August 24th, 2019, ZACLA (Zoroastrian Association of California, Los Angeles) members organized and reveled in the fun and rare opportunity to enjoy a ‘Lagan nu Patru’ in California, USA – a gala celebration in thirty years – all thanks to the ‘Jamva Chaloji’ event. Attended by 190 happy and satiated people who enjoyed traditional […]

ZAC Celebrates Meherangan

On the eve of 28th February, 2019, the Zoroastrian Association of California (ZAC) celebrated the Meherangan festival, which was sponsored by Hootoxi and Er. Dr. Ardaeviraf Minocherhomji, and attended by over fifty people. The evening started with a Jashan performed by Er. Zarrir and Er. Zerkxis Bhandara along with present NAMC President, Dr. Ardaeviraf Minocherhomji […]

ZAC Holds Ayathrem Gahambar

The Zoroastrian Association of California (ZAC) organised the ‘Ayathrem Gahambar’ at the ZAC Atash Kadeh, on 14th October, 2018. Attended by seventy-five Zoroastrians, the celebrations began with a Hama Anjuman Jasan sponsored by the Humbandagi group, and performed by Er. Zerkxis Bhandara, Er. Jal Birdy and Er. Minoo Katrak. Following the Humbandagi, Er. Zerkxis explained […]

ZAC Celebrates Dr. Contractor’s Birth Centenary

The Zoroastrian Association of California (ZAC) commemorated the 100th death anniversary of Dr. Minocher Contractor with an ‘Ayathrem Gambhar’, organized on 14th October, 2017. Known for his exemplary services as a physician, freedom fighter and Trustee of the Surat Parsee Punchayat, who also founded the Surat Parsee Pragati Mandal (which recently celebrated its 72nd anniversary […]

Vada Dasturji Khurshed Performs Jasan at ZAC

On 3rd September, 2017, Vada Dasturji Khurshed Dastoor performed a Jasan at the ZAC (Zoroastrian Association of California) Atashkadeh in Orange City, Southern California, along with ZAC’s officiating priest – Zarrir Bhandara; President of North American Mobeds Council (NAMC) – Er. Ardaviraf Minocherhomji; Minoo Katrack, Dr. Khusro Unwalla, Fariborz Shahzadi and Zerkxis Bhandara. The jasan […]

‘Freedom Sculpture’ Based On Cyrus’ Cylinder Unveiled In Santa Monica

As crowds across the USA celebrated Independence Day on 4th July, 2017, Santa Monica Boulevard (Los Angeles) unveiled the ‘Freedom Sculpture’, a magnificent public art installation inspired by ancient Persia’s eminent archaeological artefact, the historical Cyrus Cylinder – meant to celebrate the ‘ideals of freedom, respect for diversity, and inclusiveness’. Unveiled by prominent Iranian developer […]