North American Mobeds’ Council – Seminar in Chicago

On behalf of the North American Mobed Council (NAMC), it is ZAC’s distinct pleasure to invite you to the NAMC Lecture Series – Divine Message: Journey through Zoroastrian Scriptures. Three speakers will present unique insights into the pillars of our Religious prayers and inner liturgies on Zoroastrian Scriptures. This seminar will be held at the Arbab Rustom Guiv Darbe Mehr on Saturday, May 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. followed by dinner
 We hope that this will be an exciting seminar for our local community and look forward to many members benefiting from the wealth of knowledge NAMC brings together for this event. We especially invite Mobeds from all over North America to join us in this worthwhile event. 

11:00 a.m. – Welcome: NAMC & ZAC 
11:30 a.m. – Session 1: Ervad Brigadier Behram Panthaki will begin the seminar with the Khordeh Avesta, the commonly known and most widely used universal book of Zarathushti prayers. 
12:30 p.m. – Lunch 
2:00 p.m. – Session 2: Ervad Jehan Bagli will present a discourse on Yasna Ceremony, its theory and practice. 
3:30 p.m. – Session 3: Ervad Soli P. Dastur will elucidate the inner liturgy of VisperadCeremony, especially performed during 6 Gahambar festivals, Now Ruz Day, Navar Ceremony and Geti Kharid Ceremony. 
 4:30 p.m. – Question and Answer Session: A unique opportunity for interactive dialogue between participants and presenters 
 5:00 p.m. – Social Hour followed by Dinner 
This event is offered to our community free of charge although registration is requested.
There will be a nominal cost of $5 per person for the dinner.
Please contact Ervad Pesi or Aban Vazifdar (630-739-3507) by May 8th if you plan to attend.
Volunteers Needed
We are looking for host families for out of town guests as well as volunteers to cook for Saturday evening. If you can volunteer to help with this event, please contact Ervad Pesi or Aban Vazifdar (630-739-3507).


Courtesy : Behram Pastakia

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