United Farvardegan Prayers held 29th August 2021

2021 marks the 34th Anniversary of the “United Farvardegan Prayers”, initiated by the late Noshirwan F. Cowasjee, who steadfastly refused to accept the immorality of dividing families and friends in the act of worship for their dear departed ones. Noshirwan strongly believed in human rights, which encompass the right of worship without fear and intimidation. The Zoroastrian community owes…

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Farvardin – progress, learning and gratitude by Dr Karishma Koka

The following article has kindly been written for WZO by Dr Koka to help us understand the application of the concept of Farvandin. Progress, Learning and Gratitude The Fravardigan (the last 10 days of the year) and the first month of the year – Fravardin – highlight the importance of progress and our gratitude to…

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Farvardin by Kayomarsh Mehta

The article below explains the concept of Farvardin, the significance of our Fravashi and how it can help each one of us to lead a true Zoroastrian life. It has been written by WZO Board Member Kayomarsh P. Mehta (kayomehta@aol.com) at the Zarathushti Learning Center of North America in Burr Ridge, Illinois, USA. We extend our thanks to him for allowing…

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6th Month (Chamsi) Prayers for our dear Past Chairman – Sammy Hormusji Bhiwandiwalla

6th Month (Chamsi) Prayers for our dear past chairman – Sammy Hormusji Bhiwandiwalla Friday June 25th, 2021 – 10.30am BST London Dear Members and Well-wishers, Following are the details to attend the Chamsi Prayers of our dear past chairman, Sammy Bhiwandiwalla which will be performed at the World Zoroastrian House, Feltham, London and live streamed online over Zoom. Friday June…

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Shahpur Framroze Captain – The man who envisaged WZO and put it on the world map

Shahpur

A Tribute to Shahpur Framroze Captain (1st November 1929 – 1st December 2020)   Dear Shahpurji, we will remember you forever Our beloved past – Chairman, Shahpur F Captain passed away peacefully at his home in Wilmington, Kent on Tuesday, 1st December 2020, Mah Tir, Roj Rashne. The Geh Samu (Funeral Prayers) of Shahpurji were held…

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