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Looking for Silloo Dhun Mistry, Dr. Sohrab A Hakim, KEM Hospital, Manijeh Ardeshir Doctor


Looking for

Silloo Dhun Mistry, Dr. Sohrab A Hakim, (KEM Hospital), Manijeh Ardeshir Doctor,
or their heirs / descendants
in respect of some valuable deal North East of Mumbai
Anyone knowing their whereabouts are requested to send the email id or telephone no. immediately to yazdi@on-lyne.com

M F Cama Institute Announcement


13RRP_ Annuncement

Request for information on Zoroastrian Astronomy


Hi,

Can you guide me to sources of information on Zoroastrian Astronomy for my Book / PhD. Any kind of information about People, Publications or Courseware would be useful.

Thank You,

Ash

ashutosh.1966@gmail.com

PS – My office is near The Oriental Institute

 

 

Unique opportunity to visit Tajikistan


Many of you have expressed an interest to visit Tajikistan,  the ancient homelands of the Zarathushtis. Here is  an opportunity to do so. The tour is highly recommended by people who took it in 2013.

Dolly Dastoor

 

HAFTKUL TRAVEL AGENCY ANNOUNCES TWO ARCHEOLOGICAL TOURS OF TAJIKISTAN

 

  1. AN ARCHEOLOGICAL TOUR BY JEEP AND PARTICIPATION IN EXCAVATIONS OF TWO ANCIENT SITES WITH ZOROASTRIAN FEATURES - AUGUST 4 – 21, 2014   COST 2300 EUROS (EXCLUDING AIRFARE)
  2.  A TOUR OF THE ANCIENT SITES AND CITIES IN TAJIKISTAN - SEPTEMBER 4-15, 2014   COST 1695 EUROS (SINGLE) 1595 (DOUBLE) EXCLUDING AIRFARE

 BOTH TOURS WILL BE LED BY RUSSIAN ARCHEOLOGIST DR. PAVEL LURJE, “PASHA,” HEAD OF THE PANJAKENT EXPEDITION OF THE STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM, ST. PETERSBURG. PASHA WILL GIVE SEVERAL TALKS ON HISTORY, LANGUAGES AND CULTURE OF ANCIENT TAJIKISTAN

Sogdiana and Bactria, ancient regions named in the Avesta, are partially located in Tajikistan and will be toured. Russian archaeologists have unearthed many sites associated with Zoroastrianism. The most famous of them are the “Oxus temple” at Takht-i Sangin in Bactria and the ancient settlement of Panjakent in Sogdiana. The famous Oxus Treasure (now in the British Museum) was found near Takhti Sangin, and Temple I in Panjakent displays a Zoroastrian connection and affiliation, including a fire sanctuary. Both tours will include these sites.

Tajik customs (especially among the people living in the mountains) retain elements going back to the Zoroastrian past. They have great reverence for fire and water, use bull’s urine for medical purposes, as well as the use for healing purposes of ephedra which they call  ‘hum’ – that is, haoma.

The Tajik language is an Iranian language, very close to Persian. Tajiks integrated into Classical Persian literary tradition so even a farmer can recite from memory verses of Khayyam, Hafez, Rudaki, Bidel and Firdausi. A group of villagers, called the Yagnobis, living in the Zerafshan valley, still speak the Sogdian language. A tour of a Yagnobi village is planned.

The tours will also include visits to Museums in Dushanbe, Khojand and other places where many articles of Zoroastrian heritage are on display. The National Museum has special sections on Zoroastrian culture from the Achaemenian and Sasanian periods.

For further information on both tours, visit:  http://www.haftkul.tj/

and write to:

Mr. Shodmon Sanginov,  Haftkul Travel Co.  sangin49@mail.ru

Dr. Pavel Lurje, Pasha  pavlvslvria@gmail.com

 

 

 

Business Contest @ Enterprise Dubai


Enterprise Dubai is a high level gathering of Businessmen, Professionals, Youth and Families offering an unrivalled platform to explore the business, leisure and pleasure opportunities that Dubai has to offer.
Come – share ideas, new concepts, exchange views, interact with ‘who’s who’ from the business and service industry, meet the world’s top elite speakers and be a part of a pivotal event.

See firsthand the world’s most modern urban landscape and experience the grandeur of Dubai, its traditional hospitality and the entrepreneurial spirit of the “City of the Future”.

Join the ever growing numbers as we converge into one.. “Enterprise Dubai 2014”, from 19th to 21st December 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Shaikh Zayed Road, Dubai.

Enterprise Dubai: “Connecting the leaders of today with tomorrow”.

Enterprise Dubai is a global event. Be there!

Click Here for the website and more details and Special Offers

Pervin Todiwala – the First Lady of Britain’s Indian food scene


Posted on March 24, 2014 by  

 

…………………………   One woman I’ve always regarded with wonder is Pervin Todiwala, or, to afford her the full title she so fully affords, ‘Pervin Todiwala: Marketing Whiz, Charity Champion, Honorary Dame d’ Escoffier and TIAW 100 World of Difference Award-Winner’. Someone so humble would never introduce themselves with such fanfare; her lack of trumpet-blowing making it all the more imperative you understand that this lady is a legend. ………………………..

 

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8 Reasons to Date a Parsi Guy


An Article from ‘India Opines’

Apr 14, 2014

OK first off, a lot of people don’t know who or what a Parsi is – well it’s a small tribe of eccentric and  instantly recognisable people to be found in Mumbai, Pune and parts of Gujarat.  About half the roads in Mumbai seem to be named after this bunch of people who follow the Zoroastrian faith and have almost universally over-large noses. So as a Parsi myself (you happen to be reading the words of a person belonging to an endangered species, I’ll have you know) and being married to another of the same tribe for over 12 years, I would urge females of all hues, ages and body types to find a Parsi guy to date. Here are just some reasons a Parsi Guy makes a great boy friend.

Click here to find out why…

 

 

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