Monthly Archives: December 2009

Rustom Faramna Agiyari


This is the story of Rustom Faramna, who gave us the Rustom Faramna Agiyari at Dadar, Mumbai.

Contributed by Sam M.Billimoria

Rustam, was a poor youth, who had lost his father, when he was very young, and was staying with his ailing mother, in Pandey Chawl, at Karelwadi, Thakurwad, Mumbai. Due to poverty he was not properly educated. He was dark skinned, thin and very tall, and had a very shrill voice. Finding employment was a problem for him, due to all his drawbacks.

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Zoroastrian Youth for the Next Generation

The Official Youth Group of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP)
ZYNG aims to:

•  Connect the Parsi Irani Zoroastrian Youth of Mumbai
•  Provide the Youth of the community with a voice and an identity
•  Inspire the Youth to be a force within our community
•  To unite them under the common aim of social, cultural and religious interaction

ZYNG’s social events and social service programs intend to build a sustainable youth movement for the Parsi Irani Zoroastrian Youth. ZYNG will provide:

•  Fun and exciting events that increase interaction
•  Hands-on training and professional development
•  Leadership opportunities
•  Social service programs aimed at addressing the needs of the less fortunate in our community.

ZYNG will function under the auspices of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP) & will function as an apolitical group.

The ZYNG Team is dedicated to raising awareness, encouraging participation and getting YOU involved with your community.

REGISTER immediately at

A fully functional EVENTS CALENDAR will provide you with all the upcoming Youth events in the community, whether you live in a colony or not.

• Feel free to Suggest an Event @
• Utilize our CAREER and MATRIMONY Portals

What are you waiting for – SIGN UP asap and check out our EVENTS CALENDAR.
We hope to see you at our next EVENT! Contact:

All Parsi/Irani Zoroastrian in accordance with BPP definition of Parsi Irani Zoroastrian. Age 15 – 40 years.

The Forgotten Ancient Fire Temples of Iran.

The Forgotten Ancient Fire Temples of Iran.

 Compiled by Phil Masters

Read all about :

 – Koosan Fire Temple in the heart of Tabarestan mountains

 – Natanz Fire Temple

 – Karkouyeh, an extinct fire temple of Zabol

 – Mitra Dehmobed

 – Eyvan Ghadamgah

 – Shiyan Fire Temple

 – Espakhu Fire temple

by clicking here …. The Forgotten Ancient Fire Temples of Iran

8th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas-2010

8th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas-2010
Indian Govt plans to woo Overseas Indians to be partners in economic growth
Assurances for protecting investment and private property will be given
 By: ASHOK B SHARMA on: Wed 23 of Dec, 2009 13:34 UTC
New Delhi, Dec 23 : At the beginning of the year 2010, the Indian government has planned to woo its diaspora spread across to globe into the mainstream of its emerging economy. A three-day redesigned gala event – 8th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas – is being organised by the Union Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs in partnership with the Delhi government and the Confederation of Indian Industry from January 7.

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