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The Gahanbar of the Maydioshahamgah Chahreh

The Gahanbar of the Maydioshahamgah Chahreh


By Parisa Behroozi, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews):  The Maydioshahamgah Chahre of Gahambar was prayed in Gohar and Mehraban Fire Temple, in Isfahan.
The ceremony started with Avesta recited by Mobedyar Behzad Nikdin and continued with ‘Afringan khani’.  After the prayers, Mobedyar Nikdin explained the meaning of ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Wed 8 Jul 2009ساعت 1:38 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Illustrative report : Tirgan was celebrated in Kerman

Illustrative report
Tirgan was celebrated in Kerman
On Tir Izad Day of Tir month


By Arash Demehri, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews):
  
Tirgan celebration, held in Rashid Nikbakhsh Hall of Bodaghabad Gardens, Kerman, on Tir Izad Day of Tir month, started with recitation of ‘Abzour’ prayers from Avesta, by Mobeds Mehran Gheibi and Human Fravahari.
After Avesta recitation, Siavash Bakhtiari, the program announcer, greeted Zoroastrians on occasion of Tirgan Day and ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Tue 7 Jul 2009ساعت 1:5 PM  توسط amordad  | 

End-of-term celebration of the students of Yazd Religion classes, held in Poulad Hall of Kasnavieh

End-of-term celebration of the students of Yazd Religion classes, held in Poulad Hall of Kasnavieh,
By the Religion Commission of Yazd Zoroastrian Anjuman


Manuchehr Arghavani:  End-of-term celebration of the students of Yazd province was held under supervision of Yazd Zoroastrian Anjuman, in Poulad Hall of Kasnavieh, Yazd.
In this ceremony, the students from the 2nd grade of primary school, upto 3rd grade of high school...


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+ نوشته شده در  Tue 7 Jul 2009ساعت 12:48 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Today in history

Today in history – 6 July


57 yeas rule of Iran over Yemen

Yemen became part of Iranian empire on 1st July 571 AD, after driving away the Abyssinians from that land.  Ottoman historians have given 575 AD as the started of Iranian rule over Yemen.
In 570 AD, the Yemeni authorities requested Khosrow Anushirvan...


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+ نوشته شده در  Mon 6 Jul 2009ساعت 8:31 AM  توسط amordad  | 

Illustrative report : In memory of Arbab Rostam Guiv

Illustrative report
The 28th Gathapouyan Gahanbar in Rostam Bagh, Tehran Pars
In memory of Arbab Rostam Guiv


Amordad correspondent:  Gathapouyan Gahanbar was held for the 28th consecutive year, in memory of Arbab Rostam Guiv, in Rostam Bagh, Tehran Pars.  This Gahanbar was held on 11 Tir (2 July) in cooperation with many Zoroastrians.
Amordad camera was present to document this ...

 


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+ نوشته شده در  Sun 5 Jul 2009ساعت 2:54 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Every Zoroastrian can be Arash of his time

Esfandiar Ekhtiari in the Gathapouyan Gahanbar on the demise anniversary of Arbab Rostam Guiv:
Every Zoroastrian can be Arash of his time


By Paranda Foroughi, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews):  “Each one of us can be Arash of our time and serve our country and culture.
Esfandiar Ekhtiari, the Zoroastrian MP, greeted the participants on occasion of Tirgan and called this day the day of Arash and all the heroes of ancient Iran.
Ekhtiari participated in the Gathapouyan Gahanbar, which was held on 11 Tir (2 July) in Rostam Bagh on occasion of ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sun 5 Jul 2009ساعت 2:35 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Illustrative report : Yeganegi Sports Hall in Yazd was inaugurated

Illustrative report
Yeganegi Sports Hall in Yazd was inaugurated


By Ashkan Khosrowpour, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews):  The Yeganegi Sports Hall in Yazd was inaugurated.
In this inauguration ceremony, which was held on 10 Tir (1 July) and Esfandiar Ekhtiari, the Zoroastrian MP, and Yazd Zoroastrian authorities participated, 4 teams in the fields of basketball and...

 


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+ نوشته شده در  Sun 5 Jul 2009ساعت 2:5 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Iranians have had chronological history recording, but not in the same manner as the Greek

Iranians have had chronological history recording, but not in the same manner as the Greek


By Mitra Dehmobed, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews): “Independent sources, such as Armenian, Bezans, Hebrew and Greek writings prove the existence of calendars and archives in Iran, but comparison of Greek history records with the method of recording events in Iran have caused some scholars to think that Iranians have not had history recording.  In fact, Iranians have ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sun 5 Jul 2009ساعت 1:51 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Dr Abdolazim Rezaie is the father of the history of ancient Iran

On occasion of the demise anniversary of Abdolazim Rezai:
Dr Abdolazim Rezaie is the father of the history of ancient Iran


Anahid Khazir:  One year passed since the death of Dr Abdolazim Rezaie, father of the history of ancient Iran.
Dr Abdolazim Rezaie was born on 2nd Farvardin 1311 (1932) in a village in Shahriyar (south/west of Tehran).  He finished his primary school in his birthplace and post graduated in theoretical and legal sciences from ...

 


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+ نوشته شده در  Sun 5 Jul 2009ساعت 1:35 PM  توسط amordad  | 

An ambulance for Ghasre’ Firoozeh graveyard has been donated by a charitable Zoroastrian

An ambulance for Ghasre’ Firoozeh graveyard has been donated by a charitable Zoroastrian


Gohar Mandegarian:  Shahrokh Gabah, a charitable Zoroastrian, donated an ambulance for the use of Ghasr Firoozeh graveyard.
According to Jamshid Hushangi, Head of the Tehran Zoroastrian Anjuman secretariat, Shahrokh Gabah has donated this ambulance in memory of his father and mother...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sat 4 Jul 2009ساعت 10:13 AM  توسط amordad  | 

From 12 Tir, every Friday, Zoroastrians will again start gathering in Koushk Varjavand

From 12 Tir, every Friday, Zoroastrians will again start gathering in Koushk Varjavand


Gohar Mandegarian:  Every Friday, in the summer season, Fravahar has arranged for Zoroastrians to gather in Koushk Varjavand grounds.
According to Parviz Ahuraie, Director of Zoroastrian Youth Organization (Fravahar), from 12 Tir the gathering of Zoroastrians in...

 


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+ نوشته شده در  Sat 4 Jul 2009ساعت 10:9 AM  توسط amordad  | 

Tirgan celebration and the ‘chak o dola’ ceremony in Kasnavieh, Yazd

Illustrative report
Tirgan celebration and the ‘chak o dola’ ceremony in Kasnavieh, Yazd


Yazd (Amordadnews):   The sound of tambourine and the water that is being poured into the pitcher can be heard.  The pitcher is in the hands of Nasha, a small girl from this locality.  Some garden thyme is added to the water and the mouth of the pitcher is tied with...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sat 4 Jul 2009ساعت 9:59 AM  توسط amordad  | 

Congress of Zoroastrian media will be held in the near future

Congress of Zoroastrian media will be held in the near future


By Ashkan Khosrowpour, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews): The Congress of Zoroastrian media will be held in the near future.
This congress, with the aim of expanding unity and coordination among the Zoroastrian media all over Iran...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sat 4 Jul 2009ساعت 9:50 AM  توسط amordad  | 

Arash the Archer, symbol of the freedom of the people of Iran

Arash the Archer, symbol of the freedom of the people of Iran


Afshin Zaim:  I can see him standing straight and firm on the summit of Alborz, this high mountain, full of secrets, and staring far beyond, he sheds tears and presses the bow of peace and friendship in his hands, to release his only arrow from the quiver, at the cost of his life, in order to send the message of ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sat 4 Jul 2009ساعت 9:47 AM  توسط amordad  | 

Teshtar, the legendary star of the Aryans that creates rain

On the happy occasion of Tirgan celebration:
Teshtar, the legendary star of the Aryans that creates rain


Anahid Khazir:  Ancient nations had legends about the Goddess of rain.
West Asia and plains between two rivers (Tigris-Euphrates called Miyanroudan), because of their ancient culture, were the bed of unearthly beliefs.  Therefore, the legend of Goddess of rain has remained, with a little change, in the culture and languages of ancient nations of west Asia.  The Aryan Goddess of rain, though having the characteristics of West Asia and Miyanroudan ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sat 4 Jul 2009ساعت 9:40 AM  توسط amordad  | 

Commemoration of Manekji Hatteria will be held in Tehran

On occasion of nullification of the taxing law on Zoroastrians in the Ghazar period
Commemoration of Manekji Hatteria will be held in Tehran


By Ashkan Khosrowpour, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews): Commemoration of the services of Manekji Limji Hateria, one of the great Parsi men of the Ghajar era, will be held in Tehran.
This ceremony will be held by Bonyad Jamshid Foundation, on 18 Tir (9 July 2009), at 5 pm, in the conference hall of Firooz Bahram High School, on occasion of the nullification of tax on Zoroastrians in Tir 1261 (127 years ago).  Manekji spent great efforts to ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Sat 4 Jul 2009ساعت 9:37 AM  توسط amordad  | 

Parsaie Guesthouse will open in 25 days

Tehran Zoroastrian Anjuman announced:
Parsaie Guesthouse will open in 25 days


By Mitra Dehmobed, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews): “ Renovation of Parsaie Guesthouse will be completed in 20 to 25 days and will be ready for reopening.”
In the 27th session of the present cycle of the Anjuman, Rostam Salamati, member of the Construction Commission...


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+ نوشته شده در  Wed 1 Jul 2009ساعت 3:12 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Exhibition of paintings of Pooneh Oshidari in Sayhoon Gallery

Exhibition of paintings of Pooneh Oshidari in Sayhoon Gallery


By Parisa Khosravi, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews): Pooneh Oshidari, a young Zoroastrian artist, is planning to hold an exhibition of her latest paintings in Sayhoon Gallery.
According to her, this exhibition will open on 13 Tir (4 July) and will last till 24 Tir.
She added that the topic of this exhibition is ‘birds’ and this ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Wed 1 Jul 2009ساعت 3:10 PM  توسط amordad  | 

The first book printed in Farsi, in the world

The first book printed in Farsi, in the world


Behnam Moradian:  The first book in the world, printed in Farsi script, was a book by the name of ‘The Story of Jesus’, printed in 1639 AD in Laigen, Holland.
This book is originally in Latin, which was translated into Farsi by Mirza Ghassem Dehlavi in the court of Akbar Shah...


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+ نوشته شده در  Wed 1 Jul 2009ساعت 3:8 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Was selected by Tehran Provincial Welfare Organization, as model Manager

Manager of Tehran Zoroastrian Home for the Aged
Was selected by Tehran Provincial Welfare Organization, as model Manager


Amordad correspondent, Parisa Khosravi:  By awarding letter of appreciation, the Tehran Provincial Department of the National Welfare organization selected Azarmidokht Belivan, manager of the Zoroastrian Senior Home, as model manager.
Text of the letter of appreciation of Tehran provincial department of Welfare Organization...


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+ نوشته شده در  Wed 1 Jul 2009ساعت 2:53 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Vaj Yasht prayers of Meydioshahmgah Chahreh of Gahanbar, in Tehran Fire Temple

Illustrative report
Mobed Khorshidian’s speech in the Vaj Yasht prayers of Meydioshahmgah Chahreh of Gahanbar:
Let us live as a Zoroastrian should


Yasna Yazdani:  “Let us try to live as is expected of a Zoroastrian.”
In the Vaj Yasht prayers of Meydioshahamgah Chahreh of Gahanbar, Mobed Ardeshir Khorshidian, Director of Tehran Mobed Association, added to the above statement:  “From ancient times Zoroastrians have always lived with strong culture.  It is our duty to teach our fellow ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Wed 1 Jul 2009ساعت 2:50 PM  توسط amordad  | 

In various cities of Iran

Zoroastrians celebrating Tirgan
In various cities of Iran


Gohar Mandegarian:  Tirgan to be celebrated in cities where Zoroastrians live.
Parviz Ahuraie, Director of Zoroastrian Youth Organization (Fravahar), informed of Tirgan celebration, on 12 Tir (3 July), in Koushk Varjavand Gardens, Tehran.
According to Farhad Roointan, Head of the Public Relations Commission of Tehran Zoroastrian Anjuman..


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+ نوشته شده در  Wed 1 Jul 2009ساعت 2:42 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Today in history

Today in history – 1 July


Disobedience of the Egyptians towards their Iranian governor and their suppression by soldiers dispatched from Kerman and Fars (of today)  

By 1 July 425 BC, it had become certain for the Iranian governor in Egypt that the Athenians were instigating the Egyptians against the Iranian empire.  A hundred years had passed since the rule of Iranians over  Egyptians, when the latter started ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Tue 30 Jun 2009ساعت 2:33 PM  توسط amordad  | 

In the course of history Mobeds have been supporters of the people

Director of Mobed Association in the weekly meeting of the Association:
In the course of history Mobeds have been supporters of the people


Yasna Yazdani: “All through history Mobeds have been supporters of the people and have always worked to promote the culture of the community.”
In the meeting of Tehran Mobed Association, which was held on 7 Tir (28 June 2009), Mobed Ardeshir Khorshidian, Director of Tehran Mobed Association, referred to the cultural role of Mobed Association in the Zoroastrian community and said:  “The Mobed Association ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Tue 30 Jun 2009ساعت 2:26 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Our children will celebrate Tirgan in Marker, Tehran Pars

Mahvash Rostami, Parvaresh Kindergarten Principal:
Our children will celebrate Tirgan in Marker, Tehran Pars


Vida Salamatipour:  Mahvash Rostami, Parvaresh Kindergarten Principal, said:  “On Wednesday, 10 Tir (1 July), being Tirizad Day of the month of Tir, Tirgan festival will be celebrated by the Zoroastrian children in Marker, Tehran Pars. Families who wish their children to participate in this celebration should register in advance.”
She informed that the ticket for children of Parvaresh Kindergarten ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Tue 30 Jun 2009ساعت 2:18 PM  توسط amordad  | 

Illustrative report : Zoroastrians visit the Parliament library

Illustrative report
On the birthday of Arbab Kaykhosrow Shahrokh
Zoroastrians visit the Parliament library


Amordad correspondent:  On the morning of 7 Tir (28 June) a number of Zoroastrians, together with Esfandiar Ekhtiari, the Zoroastrian MP, visited the Parliament library.
In this visit, which was arranged on the birthday of Arbab Kaykhosrow Shahrokh, a number of Zoroastrians from Tehran, and also Esfandiar Ekhtiari visited the Parliament ...


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+ نوشته شده در  Tue 30 Jun 2009ساعت 2:13 PM  توسط amordad  | 

French media: Do not distort the term ‘Persian Gulf’

The Cultural Counselor of Iran in France informed the French media:
French media:  Do not distort the term ‘Persian Gulf’


Foreign service, Ashkan Khosrowpour:  The Iranian Culture Counselor in France warned the French media to use the correct name of ‘Persian Gulf’.
According to Mehr press, Mohammad Tabatabai wrote a letter of protest to French media, namely La Monde, Figaro, and. . . indicating that using the distorted name of A… Gulf, which is recently used frequently...


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+ نوشته شده در  Mon 29 Jun 2009ساعت 12:1 PM  توسط amordad  | 

All whose names are ‘Arash’ will win prizes

On occasion of Tirgan Day
All whose names are ‘Arash’ will win prizes


By Bita Mahbod, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews): All Zoroastrians whose names are ‘Arash’ will receive a prize.
Regarding the above news, Shahrokh Bastani, Director of Allahabad Zoroastrian Anjuman, Yazd, said:  “On occasion of Tirgan festival, attributed to Arash Kamangir...


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+ نوشته شده در  Mon 29 Jun 2009ساعت 11:59 AM  توسط amordad  | 

The Zoroastrian community and the Child Friendly Society

Meeting with representatives of the Child Friendly Network in Yazd
The Zoroastrian community and the Child Friendly Society


Manuchehr Arghavani:  On 4 Tir (25 June) a meeting was held in which the representatives of Child friendly Network and some of the active Zoroastrian social and cultural Anjumans in Yazd participated.
Naser Yousefi, the research focal point of world children and adviser of UNICEF, together with Goharnaz Pashutani...


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+ نوشته شده در  Mon 29 Jun 2009ساعت 11:55 AM  توسط amordad  | 

a program is arranged to visit the Parliament Library

On occasion of the death anniversary of Arbab Kaykhosrow Shahrokh
a program is arranged to visit the Parliament Library


By Bita Mahbod, Amordad correspondent
TEHRAN (Amordadnews): Tehran Zoroastrian Anjuman has arranged a visit of the Parliament library, on occasion of the death anniversary of Arbab Kaykhosrow Shahrokh.  
According to Hushangi, Head of the Anjuman secretariat...


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+ نوشته شده در  Mon 29 Jun 2009ساعت 11:51 AM  توسط amordad  | 

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