Performance of the First Year Necessary Death Ceremonies
The Association for Performance of the First Year Necessary Death Ceremonies of the Parsi Zoroastrians.
- E. Mithaiwala Agairy Compound, Jehangir Daji Cross Lane, Slater Road,
Grant Road (W), Mumbai 400007. Registration No. F-80 (Bom)
A Society by the name of The Association For Performance Of The First Year Necessary Death Ceremonies Of The Parsi Zoroastrians was founded in the year 1942 for the purpose of performing the essential death ceremonies of Parsi Zoroastrian individuals who desire to have the same performed for themselves, but do not have any relatives who will get it performed.
The Society is headed by Ervad Dr. Ramiyar Karanjia, Chairman of the Association, and ably guided by Ervad Aspandiar Dadachanji, Panthaky, Vatcha Gandhi Agiary, Mrs. Shernaz D.Mehta, Director, Zoroastrian Co-operative Bank Ltd. and other Trustees.
The Society has arrangements with a few Agiaries for the Performance Of The First Year Necessary Death Ceremonies in different areas in Mumbai and Pune. The Society has received a heartening response from many Zoroastrians and who have since become its members.
The Society offers two Options:
Option 1 is the economical scheme priced at Rs. 30,000/- and covers the essential after death ceremonies for one year.
Option 2 covers the essential after death ceremonies for one year including Muktad and is presently priced at Rs.55,000/-.
Zoroastrian individuals desiring to become members of this Scheme or for further details can contact :
Mr. Ariez Kharas. Administrator. Tel.: LL 23870283. Cell 9769761284.
Ervad Aspandiar Dadachanji, Panthaky, Vatcha Gandhi Agiary, Huges Road,
Tel. 022 23803826 or 919820493812.
Ervad Kersi Bhadha,Panthaky, M.J.Wadia Agiary, Lalbaug. Tel. 24702207.
Ervad Viraf Pavri, Panthaky, B. C. Batliwalla Agiary, Tardeo Road. Tel. 23530142
Ervad Hormuz A.Dadachanji,Mithaiwala Agiary,Jehangir Daji Street, Grant Road (West), Tel.9820493812.
Ervad Pervez M. Bajan,Mewawala Agiary,Byculla.LL: 23716799 or Cell: 9820379781.
Zoroastrians who desire to get their first year after death ceremonies performed should first become members of the Society by paying a nominal sum of Rs.51/- and thereafter can opt for either of the schemes mentioned above.
The Society is registered as per the Society’s Registration Act and also under the Bombay Public Trust Act and is being looked after by its Board of Trustees. Community members may take advantage of this Scheme depending on their needs.