UZBEKISTAN Zoroastrian Association Registered
The Uzbekistan Zoroastrian Anjuman has been officially registered with a membership of 7,000 Zoroastrians. The President of the Uzbekistan Zoroastrian Anjuman has officially announced the inauguration of this Anjuman with a Membership of 7,000 Zoroastrians. The Amordad Newspaper with reference to the internet site of this Anjuman has reported that Mr. Rostam Abido Komiolof the President of this Anjuman has announced that 400 members of this Anjuman are students who know to read, write and speak the Avestan Language. The Majority of the Uzbek Zoroastrians medium of instruction is Russian & Tajik version of Persian.
Mr. Rostam Abido Komiolof is hopeful that the Zoroastrians of Uzbekistan will pursue the Avestan Language and one day makes it the medium of instruction in Uzbekistan . One of the Zoroastrian Student Member of this Anjuman by the name of Ms. Anna Chankui is a first class student of the Avestan Language & Mathematics in her school. Another Zoroastrian Student Member of this Anjuman is the best student of the Avestan Language and also a first prize winner in the Uzbek language Olympiad.
Mr. Rostam Abido Komiolof also said that Uzbekistan has the Zoroastrian cultural roots since thousands of years and this culture is alive and active till to date. He said that after the Arab invasion of ancient Iran which included Uzbekistan , Islam was forced upon the people of Uzbekistan for 4 times. The people of Uzbekistan resisted the imposed religion of Islam and have kept these Zoroastrian cultural roots alive in them. Famous Mathematicians, Astronomers & Physicians like Kharazmi, Birooni & others have safeguarded the Zoroastrian Principles and based on these principles have made important inventions and discoveries. Famous poets like Roodaki, Daghighi & Ferdowsi have based their poems on the Bright Vision of Asho Zarathushtra.
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