UPCOMING EVENT: Food for Mind and Soul-An intellectual afternoon PDF Print E-mail
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When: Saturday, February 6 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Where: Harvard University Exact Building & Classroom to be confirmed soon. Cambridge, MA 02138


Food for Mind and Soul-An intellectual afternoon: The panelists are: Mr. Nasswan Dossabhoy, Mr. Firoze Jungalwala, Mr. Cyrus Mehta, all of whom are members of the Gatha Study Group and Ervad Farhad Panthaki.


Important:  Please note that we usually don't do this, but this time we are requesting all attendees for some Donations to make up for the cost of food and other incurred expenses. Please f
eel free to donate
​ what you want, however the s
uggested Donation is $20/family or $10/person.  Thank you so much!

Dear Friends,
The actual event venue is: 110 Boylston Hall (FONG Auditorium), Harvard Yard, Cambridge.  The number 110, refers to the room number of FONG Auditorium, in Boylston Hall.)

I know I mentioned in an email two days ago that this was the GPS address.  Unbeknownst to me and many of us here, this address does not work in all GPS programs. It does in Google though. However, the real GPS address for Boylston Hall (FONG Auditorium), Harvard Yard is 1350 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA.
But this gets you only to the Harvard Square area and not into the Yard to the Boylston Hall, which you will have to find yourself.  For that, use the Harvard Link below and the Google link will get you to the Harvard Yard area.
To Get to Boylston Hall (FONG Auditorium)
No matter where you park(hopefully will be in one of the garages close by), please get to the Mass Ave side and find any of these side streets such as: Dunster St., Holyoke St., Linden St. or Plympton St. (They are all side streets, in a row-same side walk intersecting Mass Ave).
On this Mass Ave side walk that intersects with one of the streets above, look out for Dunster St. or Holyoke St., and you will see the Harvard Shop, further away a JP Licks (ice-cream place) or an  Au Bon Pain on the Mass Ave side, with these side streets intersecting. When you see the Harvard Shop or JP Licks or a Panera Bread (also an Au Bon Pain near Harvard Sq.T stop), this is your guiding point. You will see the Harvard Gate right across of Mass Ave from this side walk.
ross the road (which is Mass Ave) and walk
​through the Harvard Gate
into the Harvard Yard. As the
Map images show, Boylston Hall
​ is in the Yard,
across from Holyoke St. and JP Licks
Once into the Yard,
​ find​
the Boylston Hall
​, which will be
next to
​the ​
Widener Library.
​(Use the above Harvard Link-Keep a print out with you)​.
Fong Auditorium, is on 1st Floor of the Boylston Hall.
Please see below images that show how close it is once you are at Holyoke
​ you will see ​
JP Licks or even
​ Panera Bread (near Linden St.)
lk across from Holyoke
​ or Linden streets​
into the Yard.


Dear ZAGBA Community,

ZAGBA is very excited to host the following events, which is one of a kind, followed by a light lunch.  There will be no charge for this event and its free, although donations are welcome.

We will confirm the exact location, once we have a class room booked.  Your early RSVPs will be very helpful to book teh right size room. So please RSVP at your earliest but no later than January 29th, 2016.

Event Details

10:30 am-11:00am: Meet and Greet (Please arrive before 11 am to avoid interference with the movie screening).

11: 00 am Sharp: Qissa-e Parsi: The Parsi Story, a Film by Divya Cowasji and Shilpi Gulati. The Parsi Story, an endearing documentary about the Parsi community, followed by a special Q&A with co-director Divya Cowasji who will be joining us virtually from India.  (Please see the flyer sent out in a previous ZAGBA email to Save the Date for this event, incase you want more details).

12:00 pm: Personal Perspectives on Zoroastrian Philosophy.There will be a  panel discussion on this topic and the distinguished panelists are members of the ZAGBA's Gatha Study Group and Ervad Farhad Panthaki.

This afternoon's events are sponsored by the Zoroastrian Association of the Greater Boston AreaThe Pluralism Project at Harvard University, and the Harvard Chaplains. This event is being held in conjunction with World Interfaith Harmony Week.

RSVP Deadline: January 29, 2016

Parking: By way of suggestions on parking, please check out the Harvard Square parking garages at this website: http://www.harvardsquare.com/parking. Parking at the Alewife T Station and taking the Red Line to Harvard Square is a less expensive and potentially convenient option for those driving in from the suburbs.

If you have any questions, please contact ZAGBA at < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Thank you and hope to see many of you at this wonderful, spiritual event.

Warm Regards,



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