Non-Zoroastrians’ names in Zoroastrian prayers?
NAMC Institute of Zoroastrian Studies
Discussion Group – Zoroastrianism outside the Box
Sunday, January 23, 2022, at 2 pm Eastern, 11 am Pacific
Topic: Non-Zoroastrians’ names in Zoroastrian prayers?
Meeting ID: 822 5506 7379 Passcode: NAMCIZS
Could non-Zoroastrians’ names be recited in Zoroastrian prayers and rituals? Are there scriptural restrictions? Are Zoroastrians prohibited from offering prayers for their dearly departed non-Zoroastrian spouse or loved ones? Do meaning of prayers make it inappropriate? – Let us discuss.
Presenter: Ervad Poras Balsara
Ervad Poras T. Balsara is a Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has been actively serving the Zoroastrian community in the Dallas/Fort Worth area as a volunteer Mobed and in several other capacities.
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