ZAGBA Zoroastrian Association of Greater Boston Area
Gahambar 2018

Gahambar 2018

Dear ZAGBA Community: It is our pleasure to invite you and your family & friends to the 2018 Annual Jashan and Gahambar Celebrations (Jashan ceremony followed by Dinner). We will start the Jashan promptly at 4:40 PM. Please be mindful of the time and plan to arrive by 4:30 pm to minimize disruption during the prayer ceremony. […]

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2018 Shahenshai New Year Function – August 25

2018 Shahenshai New Year Function – August 25

PHOTOS and VIDEOS are in! See Gallery     UPDATE: Please note that we have the hall from 5:30-10:30 and instead of 6:30 as the start we ask that folks show up around 6 pm to partake in the social hour and appetizers. Address is: First Parish Church United 48 Main Street Westford, MA 01886 […]

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What’s New?   FEZANA Spring Issue 2018

What’s New? FEZANA Spring Issue 2018

Book review :  by Jamshed Kapadia In Hot Blood—The Nanavati Case that shook India By Bachi Karkaria   “Emerging Leaders” by Edul Daver & Yasmin Pavri Leaders provide a Vision : They set a direction to accomplish objectives and then align people & goals by providing motivation, inspiration and incentives. They look for incremental successes which […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Daryush Mehta

FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Daryush Mehta

DARYUSH MEHTA, CAMBRIDGE, MA (35-45 YRS) Daryush has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a PhD in Speech & Hearing, Bioscience, and Technology from MIT. He has received several awards from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and won the Hamdan International Presenter Award at the 45th Annual Symposium of The Voice […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Book review by Jamshed Kapadia

In Hot Blood—The Nanavati Case that shook India By Bachi Karkaria; reviewed by Jamshed Kapadia Pps:  302 Price: Rs. 699 Publisher: Juggernaut Books ISBN:  978-93-8622-827-7 “In Hot Blood” is a true story of love, honor, infidelity, and deceit.  This real-life drama has all the key elements of a best-seller fiction—a hero who spent months on […]

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FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Cyrus Hirjibehedin

FEZANA Spring Issue 2018: Emerging Leader Cyrus Hirjibehedin

CYRUS HIRJIBEHEDIN, NEWTON, MA (35 – 45 YRS) Cyrus obtained his B.S. in Physics & Computer Science from Stanford University and an M.A & M.Phil and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Cyrus joined the IBM Almaden Research Center as a Postdoctoral Scientist. He taught at UCLA as Assistant & Associate Professor before moving to University College […]

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Biking and Picnic

Dear ZAGBA Community   Please save the date for the ZAGBA Biking and Picnic on Saturday, June 16th at Millennium Park in West Roxbury. Further details and an Evite will follow in the coming days.   ***Note: The biking/picnic event scheduled for May on the ZAGBA calendars was pushed back to the later June date.  Thank you for your understanding.

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VAKHSHOORI Scholarships

Dear ZAGBA Community Please see the flyer below for information regarding Vakhshoori Scholarship and please pass this on to any deserving young Zarathushti. This past year’s winner’s include ZAGBA’s own Zarius Dubash and Zaal Panthaki. Vakhshoori Foundation Promoting leadership among Zoroastrian youth in academia, public life, and the arts Vakhshoori Scholarships 2017-2018 Award Winners Announcing Vakhshoori Scholarship […]

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ZAGBA Board (2018-2020)

Welcome to the Newly Elected ZAGBA Board (2018-2020) President: Zubin Talavia Joint Secretary: Anahita Dastur Vice President: Nazneen Vimadalal Secretary: Jimmy Daruwalla Treasurer: Supria (Sarma) Antia

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ZAGBA’s Navroze/Nowruz Celebration

Photos of the Event: Dear Friends, It is our pleasure to invite you all, with family and friends to the Navroze/Nowruz function on March 24th, 2018. It will be a fun evening with some delicious food and live music!!. Please RSVP by March 5th and in your RSVPs please inform us the age of each of your kids. This […]

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January 2018 Party

January 2018 Party

Dear ZAGBA Community, We the ZAGBA Board are enthusiastically announcing a New Year-2018 Celebration Party! This is in lieu of the Holiday Party in December, which unfortunately got cancelled due to bad weather.  If you had already paid for the December’s Holiday Party, and are coming for this one, no need to send payment again.  However, you need […]

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Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Meal Packing Service Project

Dear ZAGBA Community, It’s that time of the year, where ZAGBA joins forces with the Harvard Chaplains and works side by side with religious and non-religious communities to pack thousands of meal boxes for the Interfaith Thanksgiving Meal-Packing Service Project.  Our own ZAGBA member, Daryush Mehta, who is the Zoroastrian Chaplain at Harvard is one […]

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ZAGBA to Help Provide Thousands of Outreach Program Meals for Puerto Rico

Dear Friends, As announced last week by email and at the Jashan/Gahambar event, ZAGBA Board has decided to work with the Outreach Program to sponsor packaged meals to the Puerto Rico survivors. We, the Board are putting together a charity event on November 18, 2017 at the Temple Shalom Emeth, 16 Lexington St Burlington, MA 01803, from Noon to 4:30 pm (approx)., where the ZAGBA volunteers […]

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2017 Annual Jashan and Gahambar Celebration

2017 Annual Jashan and Gahambar Celebration

Dear ZAGBA Community: It is our pleasure to invite you and your family & friends to the 2017 Annual Jashan and Gahambar Celebrations (Jashan ceremony followed by Dinner). We will start the Jashan promptly at 4:40 PM. Please be mindful of the time and plan to arrive by 4:30 pm to minimize disruption during the […]

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Dar-e-Mehr Trip

Dar-e-Mehr Trip

Photos of the Dar-E-Mehr visit. Please click on each to see full size and expand to full size. You may download each by right clicking.   As you all know from previous emails and Evite, we have organized a community trip to ZAGNY’s Dar-e-Mehr Zoroastrian Temple, located in Suffern, NY on September 16th.   THE EVITE IS […]

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Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund

Dear Friends, FEZANA Welfare & Critical Assistance Committee is requesting donations for helping the people affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please read the below email from FEZANA. You may donate online by clicking on the button below. Thank you! Best wishes, Firoza, Anahita, Kaio, Aban & Yasmin (ZAGBA Board) Dear Zarathushtis, Further to FEZANA Executive’s email announcement on the tragedy caused […]

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Service on Zoroastrianism at the Winchester Unitarian Church

Last Sunday, 20th August 2017, Dr. Zareen Karani Araoz was invited to conduct the entire Service on Zoroastrianism at the Winchester Unitarian Church. The Service was very well received. The focus of the sermon was: Happiness to those, who bring Happiness to others. There were Readings on the Law of Asha, read by Phyllis Preston, […]

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ABCs for Zarathushtis

ABCs for Zarathushtis

An alphabetic introduction to the concepts, teachings and customs of the Zoroastrian religion. This book is an alphabetic introduction to the Zoroastrian religion, it’s teachings, customs and significance. Everything a Zoroastrian should aspire to learn about, and 26 reasons to be proud to be called one! From basic concepts of Good Thoughts, Good Words and […]

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