ZAGBA Calendar 2022-23 request

Dear ZAGBA Family and Friends, We are pleased to announce that we are planning to have the ZAGBA calendar this year that will be from April 2022 to March 2023.  Thanks in advance to Ferzin Engineer and Tanaz Yadav for their time and efforts in putting the ZAGBA calendar together. The ZAGBA calendar has photographs and captions of our community and their extended families and…

Register for 12th World Zoroastrian Congress 2022

Early Registration Deadline is January 31st. On our registration portal you will find all the information you need to register yourselves and also book the hotel rooms that we have negotiated at an incredible discount. If you have any questions regarding registration, please reply to this email or write in at register@wzc2022.nyc

ZAGBA’s Fund Raising for Kentucky Tornado Victims – Meal Packing (February 2022

UPDATE 1/13/2022 We are so pleased to announce that so far we have raised approx. $2000.  THANK YOU to all of you who have sent in their donations.   Our goal is $6000.  Please come forth and donate.  Dear ZAGBA Community, Please read the message below and act timely as time is of essence here. As you…

ZAGBA event – Journey of the Parsis Part 1 and 2 : Recordings Available

Journey of the Parsis (Part 1 and Part 2 presentations)
by Jamshed Kapadia

Children’s Religious Education Classes

2021-2022 Class Dates: September 12, 2021October 3, 2021November 14, 2021December 5, 2021January 9, 2022February 13, 2022March 6, 2022April 3, 2022May 1, 2022June 5, 2022 Time: 2 pm to 4 pm (Please plan to arrive by 1:45) Place: Bedford Town Center, 12 Mudge Way, Bedford MA 01730 (yellow building in the back past the brick building of the…

August 21, 2021 – Shahenshahi New Year Function – Cancelled

Dear ZAGBA community, Hope all of you are keeping safe and well.  As you are aware, the cases of the Delta Variant are incrementally increasing.  Given the heightened risk of catching Covid even if you are vaccinated,  the ZAGBA committee and the Church in Westford where the event was to be held have decided to…

Virtual meetup

Calling all single Zoroastrians ages 25 to 39.  Please register to attend a virtual meetup to meet and get to know other single Zoroastrians. Saturday, July 17th, 2021  Virtual Meetup Link will be sent out on July 16th for the meet.https://forms.gle/RfqQHaTPK7TPartb9

Free Dynamic Energy workouts with Dr. Farah Shroff

Dear ZAGBA FriendsBesides working in public health, I teach exercise classes. You are welcome to attend this series of 15 bootcamp sessions; they’re fre You are all welcome to join these free high energy workouts with our very own Dr Farah Shroff, who’ll teach some yoga, dance, self defence, laughter, meditation and more. It will…

Painting with a Needle” on Parsee Embroidery, by UNESCO sponsored Parzor with Zareen Karani Aaroz.

Painting with a Needle” on Parsee Embroidery, by UNESCO sponsored Parzor with Zareen Karani Aaroz. – https://youtu.be/GMjsW2mBoI4

ZAGBA April 11 2021 – 2nd outreach/social discussion

Dear ZAGBA community, ZAGBA board will host the 2nd ZAGBA community outreach social/discussion on Date: April 11, 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST Topics of discussion ·  FEZANA President – Arzan Sam Wadia Meet and greet ·  ZAGBA Annual Overview ·  Q & A/Socializing Topic: ZAGBA virtual social hour Time: Apr 11, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom…

ZAGBA community outreach social/discussion

Dear ZAGBA community, ZAGBA board will host the 1st ZAGBA community outreach social/discussion on Date: Sunday March 7, 2021 Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm Topics of discussion ·         COVID-19/Vaccination – Shiavax Cowasji ·         Impact of COVID-19 – Nauzar Vimadalal ·         Travel and COVID-19? Zoom link information: Time: Mar 7, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 811 873 3018…

NAVROZE CELEBRATION WITH FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT – Saturday March 20, 2021

Dear ZAGBA community,

Let’s celebrate Navroze together with some Food and Music!

ZAGBA has planned a virtual evening of ENTERTAINMENT by a professional musician on Saturday March 20, 2021 from 7:00pm – 900pm, followed by social hour and announcements via Zoom.

Now about FOOD! Here are the details:

Pick Up Point: Paradise Biryani Pointe, 1689 Middlesex St, Lowell, MA 01851

Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021

Time: Between 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Options: Non-Vegetarian & Vegetarian

Cost: Member: $10 per person & Non-Member: $20 per person

Non-Vegetarian Option includes: Mutton (goat) biryani, Chicken tikka masala, 2 pieces of Naan, 2 Samosas, kachubar and 2 Ras Malais.

Vegetarian Option includes: Vegetable biryani, vegetable Manchurian, 2 pieces of Naan, 2 Samosas, Kachubar and Ras Malai.

NOTE: The food will be packaged per order and individuals/families will need to arrange to pick up the food from Paradise Biryani Pointe in Lowell.

An evite will be sent shortly to RSVP and send the payment no later than March 10, 2021 either by paypal.com or check to Pria Sarma.

Be safe and we look forward to seeing you all virtually.

Warm regards,

ZAGBA Board

ZAGBA Directory

Dear ZAGBA community, We hope that you are enjoying your summer and all of you are staying healthy. A couple of our youth members, Zinara Dubash and Julia Talavia, are helping us to update the ZAGBA Directory. As some of you may know, the last ZAGBA Directory was published in 2014. With so many changes…

Calendar 2021

Dear ZAGBA Family and Friends, We are pleased to announce that we are planning to have the ZAGBA calendar this year that will be from April 2021 to March 2022. The ZAGBA calendar has photographs and captions of our community and their extended families and friends on specific dates.  The calendar includes national and international holidays and…

Save the dates

Dear ZAGBA community, We hope your families and you are staying safe.   The ZAGBA board has the following announcements and information on upcoming events. Save the Date Sunday August 16   ·         Virtual prayers led by Farhad Panthaki during the day via Zoom ·         Meeting at Millennium park in West Roxbury  -4:00pm-4:30pm ·         It will be nice to…

ZAGBA Jashan October 18, 2020

Dear ZAGBA community, A friendly reminder –Sunday October 18  at 4:30pm we will  have a virtual Jashan performed by Farhad Panthaki, The event will be approximately 1 hour including a few ZAGBA announcements. The zoom link information is as follows https://zoom.us/j/8118733018 Meeting ID: 811 873 3018 Dial: +1 669 900 6833 +1 646 876 9923 855 880 1246 (Toll Free)…

ZAGBA’s VIRTUAL TALENT FEST – MAY 9TH

ZAGBA’S TALENT FEST SCHEDULE Dear ZAGBA community and friends, We are pleased to hold ZAGBA’s  1st Virtual  talent fest on Saturday May 9th from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. We are delighted to have 6 performances.  Please join us.  We thank Daryush Mehta for providing the zoom link.  The meeting will start with an opening Prayer led by Farhad Panthaki….

ZAGBA Scholarship Awards 2021

Outstanding High School Student Award And High School Student Recognition Award ZAGBA Education Subcommittee is accepting applications for the annual ZAGBA Scholarship Awards from the Zoroastrian students belonging to the ZAGBA organization. Two awards (Outstanding High School Student Award and High School Student Recognition Award) are presented each year at Pateti/Navroze event in August.  Both…

Connect against Covid

Dear ZAGBA community, This is a message from Myra and Jasmin Bhathena.  Support for the cause is greatly appreciated. In addition both Myra and Jasmin have a small segment that will be aired today – Monday April 20, 2020 on WCVB – Channel 5 – at 4:15pm.  See here – https://www.wcvb.com/article/5-for-good-andover-teen-collects-devices-to-address-isolation-facing-covid-19-patients/32213076 Message from Myra I hope you are…