Animals of the Avesta

The Avesta, an ancient Zoroastrian book, describes many different animals. Some of these animals are considered good, and some are considered bad. Here you can read about these animals, find out what the Avesta says about them, and what we know about them today.

Sir Ratan Tata Trust

Set up in 1919, a year after the untimely demise of Sir Ratan Tata at the age of 47, the Sir Ratan Tata Trust is one of the oldest philanthropic institutions in India, and has played a pioneering role in changing the traditional ideas of charity and introducing the concept of philanthropy. Through its grant making, the Trust supports efforts in the development of society, through institutional grants in areas of Rural Livelihoods & Communities, Education, Enhancing Civil Society & Governance, Health and Arts & Culture. Besides institutional grants, the Trust also makes individual grants for education and medical relief.