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  • Parsi New Year wishes

    Parsi New Year 2018: Wishes, greetings, images to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook

    The Parsi New Year, also known as Navroz, marks the beginning of the Iranian calendar. The literal meaning of ‘Navroz’ is ‘new day’ and is the first day of the Persian year. In other parts of the world, ‘Navroj’ is pronounced as ‘Nowruj’ or Nooruj’. In India, the Parsi community, follower of Zoroastrianism, celebrate the festival with full enthusiasm. The origin of the festival dates back to 3,000 years and was started by the

  • Malido

    Mumbai gears up for Parsi New Year, here’s our ultimate guide to the celebration

    Parsis in Mumbai is all set to observe Pateti and celebrate New Year. One of the most significant festivals of the Parsi community, Navroz is celebrated by the Zoroastrian religious community on the spring equinox, which usually falls in the month of July or August. Parsis celebrate New Year three times a year. The Iranian calendar marks the Jamshedi Navroz on the spring equinox. The second New Year is celebrated as Kadmi

  • parsi food in mumbai

    Parsi New Year 2018: 10 delicious Parsi dishes and where to try them in Mumbai

    No wonder Parsis take their food very seriously. Parsi cuisine does live up to the hype. Wait. Parsi food is more than ‘Dhansak’ and ‘Kheema Pav’. Over the years, Parsi food has become more Indianised. It has a perfect blend of Iranian, Gujrati, British, Portuguese and Goan cuisine. Parsi cuisine is loved in Mumbai and the city is dotted with charming Parsi restaurants. On the occasion of Parsi New Year, we bring