ZAGBA Scholarship Awards 2020

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…

Request for funds for emergency meals in Middlesex County, MA – information about meal packing COVID 19

Dear ZAGBA Community, As you all know, due to this unfortunate Pandemic, people have lost their jobs and small businesses are closing shop.  Families are struggling and going hungry across the world Focusing on our own state, the cities and towns in MA, esp. in the Middlesex county are suffering the most. The food pantries…

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…

Parsi Natak – Madan Ni Mansik Hospital

Dear Zagba community This Natak is going to be shown on Youtube at 7 pm on Saturday 18 April and then will remain open to watch for 24 hours.   Please circulate to your Parsi group. Parsi Natak Madan Ni Mansik Hospital Parsi Natak Madan Ni Mansik Hospital – YouTube Premieres Apr 18, 2020 This link to…

Daily Tandorosti Prayers

First and foremost, we hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. As we begin what is typically a time of celebration for both the beginning of spring and the scenery of flowering buds, we hope for the most expeditious slowing of this pandemic and for visible signs of recovery. Along with the rest…

Soothe The Soul: Zarathushti Prayers and Monajats During COVID-19 Recording

NORTH AMERICASunday April 5th 2020 10:00 PM EASTERN7:00 PM PACIFICINDIAMonday April 6th 2020 7:30 AM Join FEZANA and Zarathushtis worldwide for SOOTHE THE SOULA virtual gathering of prayer, song and spirit in the midst of the COVID-19  pandemic. See YouTube During these uncertain times, a few FEZANA members want to bring the Zoroastrian community together virtually in…

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…

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…