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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WZO Priestly Services

WZO Priestly Services WZO is pleased to offer the priestly services shown below of their newly appointed, young resident priest, Ervad Fali Madon.  All these services can be performed by Fali alone. However, if any additional priest(s) is/are desired then we will be happy to assist you in sourcing them. Their costs will be a…

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An Appeal for Donations to Support the Work of WZO

Dear Supporters and Well-Wishers, The last 18 months have been very difficult for all due to the effects of the Covid-19 Global Pandemic which has impacted the lives of us all in some way. During this period, the World Zoroastrian Organisation has continued to support and address the needs of our Zoroastrian community globally. Whilst the…

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The Neo Zoroastrian Project Surveys (SOAS)

WZO has received a request for our members and supporters to assist in academic research being undertaken by Ruzbeh Hodiwala at SOAS, University of London. Ruzbeh writes, “I am a Ph.D. student at SOAS working with Professor Almut Hintze on an ethnographic study of ‘Zoroastrians-by-choice.’ I was born and raised in India and came to…

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ZSBC Gatha Discussion- “ASHA as per the Gathas” on Sunday 20 June 2021

Please join Fariborz Rahnamoon and the ZSBC (Zoroastrian Society of British Columbia) for a seminar titled “Asha as per the Gathas”. Fariborz is a WZO board member as well as a past President of ZSBC, and has spent over 40 years researching Zarathushti religion and history. The discussion is part of a series which provide…

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Homage Unto Ahura Mazda by Dasturji Dr Dhalla

Homage

WZO is pleased to assist in the UK distribution of a reprinted version of “Homage Unto Ahura Mazda” by Dasturji Dr M.N. Dhalla. Originally printed in 1943, the book is being reprinted and distributed free of charge by Pervin and Firdaus Dastoor to enable more readers to avail of it. Dasturji Dr Maneckji N. Dhalla…

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