Virtual gathering Navroze/Nowruz – Haft Seen e-Table by ZAGBA

Dear ZAGBA community and friends, We are a resourceful community and will be hosting a special virtual gathering to celebrate Navroze/Nowruz. Our children have been hard at work preparing their Haft Seen Table presentation, which will now be an e-Table! Join us 6:00–7:00 pm on Saturday, March 21st. No RSVP necessary.  Program ·         Welcome and Prayers ·         Haft Seen…

Hamā Anjuman Prayers for Naurooz In English, Farsi and Gujarati

by Soli Dastur Hello all Tele Class friends: Hamā Anjuman Prayers for Naurooz In English, Farsi and Gujarati In 2010, then FEZANA President Rustom Kevala requested a Naurooz Committee to create some Hamaa Anjuman prayers for the whole gathering to pray together during Naurooz days. I was volunteered to create these prayers in a book…

8th North American Zarathushti Congress (NAZC)

The Zoroastrian Association of Houston is proud to host the 18th North American Zarathushti Congress (NAZC) to be held in Houston, Texas from December 29th, 2020 thru January 1st, 2021. It is our utmost pleasure and honor to personally invite you, your families, friends and all your community members to attend our Zarathushti Congress. The NAZC…

Prof Jenny Rose Book

Between Boston and Bombay: Cultural and Commercial Encounters of Yankees and Parsis, 1771–1865 Hardcover – November 6, 2019 by Jenny Rose  (Author) Editors Note: Sometime back Prof Jenny Rose had a exhibition at the PEM in Salem, MA. A few of our ZAGBA members had made it to the museum to meet her. It was freezing and Peabody Essex…

ZAGBA planned events 2020

Dear ZAGBA Community, Due to the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus in the past few days,  ZAGBA committee has to cancel the up-coming  March  21 -Navroz function and the Game night planned for April 2020.  We hope to host them in the near future. If you have paid for the Navroz event we…

WZCC Award

Two members of the ZAGBA community recently received professional awards from the World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce (WZCC): Cyrus F. Hirjibehedin was named the Outstanding Zarathushti Professional of the Year and Mira C. Mehta was named Outstanding Zarathushti Social Entrepreneur of the year. The awards were officially announced at the WZCC’s Global Conclave, held in…

ZAGBA Endowment Appeal

Dear Friends,Season’s Greetings! It is the season of giving and we invite you make to make ZAGBA Endowment a partof your annual giving tradition. The ZAGBA Endowment was created about five years ago. ZAGBA uses the Endowment to providescholarships to our college-going youth, critical assistance to the needy, and finding for communitybuilding projects and charitable…

Chaplain at Harvard University

We would like to recognize Daryush Mehta and all his contributions to the ZAGBA community. It is with great humility that I represent the Zoroastrian community as a Chaplain at Harvard University. Dr. Cyrus Mehta has diligently represented the Zoroastrian community in this capacity for 15 years, and I am honored to continue his good…

Parsi Shopping List

Shopping for parsi wedding items, Ses etc. Tailors for Daglis. Wedding Sari. Click HERE for the list.

A Note From Our Youth – 7WZYC

Photo (L to R): Nasreen Bhumgara, Ariana Bakhtyari & Cherag Kapadia A Note From Our Youth – 7WZYC July Fourth is a holiday spent with friends and family. This year, we were able to celebrate the week of July Fourth with new friends from around the world when we attended the 7th World Zoroastrian Youth…

Children’s Religious Education Classes

2019-2020 Class Dates: September: There will not be a class in Bedford, MA.  Instead, a joint class will be held with the ZAGNY and ZAPANJ communities during the ZAGBA trip to the NY Dar-E-Mehr in Suffern, NY on Saturday, September 14, 2019. October 6, 2019 November 3, 2019 December 8, 2019 January 12, 2020 February 9,…

ZAGBA 2019 Shahenshai New Year

August 24 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (Saturday). First Parish Church United 48 Main Street Westford, MA 01886 It is our pleasure to invite the ZAGBA Community and their family and friends on August 24, 2019 – Shahenshahi New Year Function.  We have planned an evening of fun with some entertainment and of course delicious food. …

ZAGBA youth attending the 7th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress

Meet our ZAGBA youth headed to California to attend the 7th WZYC from July 1 – 6 2019 Nasreen Bhumgara is going to be a Pre-Med student at the University of Maryland Cherag Kapadia works at Raytheon Inc. and is looking forward to learning more about our culture and religion while meeting fellow Zoroastrians at…