Zoroastrian Studies

Zoroastrian Studies

The religion that influenced Christianity, Islam, and others, has one million followers worldwide and one major graduate course study in the US. The School of Religion (SOR) at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) offers Zoroastrian Studies as one of several tracks that can help students both broaden and refine their master’s or doctoral degrees. Guided by the scholar who literally wrote the book on the subject, and advanced by an invested council drawn from Southern California’s vibrant Zoroastrian community, the Zoroastrian Studies track is helping CGU’s School of Religion make a difference.

Contact Us:

  • Email Us to set up an individual visit at religion@cgu.edu
  • Register for an Information Session
  • Request information online
  • Call us at (909) 621-8085

Download PDF brochure for Zoroastrian Studies at Claremont Graduate University


Jenobia Doctor awarded the Bharat Gaurav Award

Jenobia Doctor, heads a BPO by the name of Vision Marketing & Information services Pvt Ltd .

Eighteen  years ago, she dared to follow her dream and this year, young entrepreneur, Jenobia Doctor, was recently awarded the Bharat Gaurav Award by the government of India’s National Economic Council at New Delhi on 1st of May 2012  for her Outstanding  Individual Achievement & Distinguished services to the Nation .. Jenobia is a great believer in ‘girl power’ and single-handedly heads Vision Marketing and Information Services Private Limited, an initiative that has now spread to over five  cities across India. She firmly believes, “My people are my strength.”

The former employee of Citibank quit her job at her early 18 to “do something for myself. If I could work for a bank,” she recalls, “I felt I could definitely branch out on my own!” “Initially, I operated from my own residence and then moved to Kaveri Apartments in Powai, where we still are today.” The only difference is that she now owns the entire building!

Her 500-plus employees are there mostly women. “I have always felt that women are more hardworking and efficient and I do try to provide a platform for individual growth,” says the trained lawyer- cum MBA turned businesswoman.

She has been honored  “ Rashtriya Ratan Award ‘’ at the symposium on Rajiv’s Gandhi role in promoting National Integration  in year

2004 in New Delhi

“It is a great feeling to be able to do your own things,” states Jenobia whose company has clients like Tata Power, Johnson and Johnson, Videocon, IBM , Raymond India  etc on her list. “We continuously reinvent our skills with in house training modules and research so that we are not left holding the line on any call here, for silence is definitely not golden.”

Vision marketing & Information services Pvt ltd

website : www.visioncallcenters.com , email id : Jenobia@visioncallcenters.com

Ratan Tata gets Rockefeller philanthropy award

Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation here for innovation in philanthropy.

Speaking on the occasion, Tata said businesses should be sensitive to the fact that they are making a difference in places where they operate and they have to do things to help the community prosper.

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Dilnaz Karbhary – Fashion Designer

Dilnaz Karbhary was 13 when she decided to pursue fashion as a career. “I had seen a photograph of Milind Soman, Madhu Sapre and Mehr Jesia in a newspaper and they were styled by Shahab Durazi. It made such an impression on me that I knew I’d join the fashion industry,” she recalls.

Nearly 25 years later, she awaits the release of the film Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi — in which she has designed all the looks for lead actor Farah Khan. “It’s been just three years since I launched my own label and I’m yet to start my own store or do a fashion show. To have been able to take on such a challenging assignment is a big high in itself,” says the 38-year-old. She, however, thanks her Parsi roots and Khan’s faith in her design abilities for having bagged the project.

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Courtesy : Jehangir Bisney

Last Rites for Zarathushtis – North America


My Dear Friends:
In this educational audio program:
“LAST RIGHTS”  click here to hear the audio
My good friend Sensei Mobed Zarrir Bhandara has beautifully explained and addressed various choices about the proper disposal of the body in North America.
Hope you are able to benefit from the gift of his wisdom.
With love, light, appreciation and gratitude from
Meher Amalsad

Admissions for B.Com. at Patuck

Admissions for the senior college are currently open. We have a few seats vacant in the B Com. and B.Com(Banking and Insurance) courses. We give preference to Parsi students and waive their tuition fees completely.

Patuck Education was established in 1932 by Late Rustomji Hormusji Patuck. Their motto is “Work is Worship”. Growing from humble beginnings, Patuck today caters to more than 4,000 students at various levels from K.G. to High School to Technical Education to B.Com. at Mumbai University.

The Organizing Board is chaired by Mr. Adil J Patuck who is currently the Chairman of the institution.

For more details, please visit their website www.patuckeducation.org or contact at

100, Nehru Road, Vakola Bridge, Patuck Complex,
Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055.
Telephone No.:2668 0939, 2668 3806.