Protected: 87th Baj of Ustad Saheb and release of the Khshnoom Digital Library

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Roj Asman Mah Bahman, 1383 Yz.

Monday, 7th July 2014 marked the 87th Baj of Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff. The day’s observances started with a Machi in memory of the Master at the Daremeher named after him at Behram Baug, Jogeshwari by the trustees of the Zoroastrian Radih Society.

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Thereafter, Afringan, Farokshi, Stum ...

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Report on the 86th Baj of Ustad Saheb Behramshah N. Shroff

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Roj Ashtad Mah Bahman, 1382 Yz. 9th July 2013.

The 86th Baj of Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff was observed with customary solemnity. The day’s events started at 6 am with a Machi being offered to the Padshah Saheb of the Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff Daremeher at Jogeshwari by the Trustees of the Zoroastrian Radih Society. Thereafter, Afringan, Farokshi, 3 Stums and 2 Bajs were performed in memory of Ustad Saheb at 7:30 am. Right from the early morning Machi ...

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Remembering the Master on his 85th death anniversary

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Roj Din Mah Bahman, 1381 Yz.

Today, 7th July is the 85th Baj, or death anniversary of our Master, late Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff, as per the English calendar. On this occasion, prayers, Machi, and Jashans are being held in our own Daremeher named after Ustad Saheb as well as several other Agiaries and Atash Behrams in Mumbai and other Parsi locales. The main Jashan and lecture program is being held at the Cama Baug in Mumbai where Vada Dasturji ...

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Book on the life of the Master released

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Roj Rashne Mah Avan, 1380 Yz.

Last Sunday was a day of hectic events. Roj Khorshed Mah Avan marked the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff Daremeher. From the previous day and early morning, volunteers were seen making last minute cleaning and festooning each door of the Daremeher with garlands. At 6:30 am the Havan Gah Machi weighing 5kgs was offered by the Trustees of the Zoroastrian Radih Society to the Padshah Saheb. The Salgreh ...

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83rd Baj of Ustad Saheb Behramshah N. Shorff

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Roj Dae-pa-Din Mah Bahman, 1379Yz.

Today, July 7, 2010 marks the 83rd death anniversary of our beloved Master, Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff. Ceremonies to mark this occasion are taking place not only in the Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff Daremeher at Jogeshwari, but also in various Agiaries and Atash Behrams throughout India. That a person is remembered so many years after his death with such reverence and awe is in itself a miracle. We have seen glimpses of his rich ...

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The miraculous life of our Master – part 30

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Roj Hormuz Mah Meher, 1379 Yz.

As can be expected from our community press, none of the newspapers carried any news about the passing of the Master. Mr. Jehangir Vimadalal, a leading advocate and great believer of Ustad Saheb made inquiries and found out that although an obituary had been written and sent to the Jame Jamshed for publication, the same was not carried since it contained the names of the Masani brothers and Jame Jamshed did not print anything with ...

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The miraculous life of our Master – part 29

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Roj Asman Mah Sherevar, 1379 Yz.

With the growing power of his amal and the blessings of Ustad Saheb, Dr. Framroze began his life mission – the writing of authoritative volumes on Khshnoom. An ardent fan of Persian poetry and a great researcher in Iranian and world history, Dr. Framroze first concentrated on setting right the wrongs perpetrated by biased Greek historians, who wrote about the Persian empire with great jealousy and hatred. These Greek sources formed the bedrock of modern ...

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The miraculous life of our Master – part 28

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Roj Ashtad Mah Sherevar, 1379 Yz.

That very evening there was a stormy meeting between Ustad Saheb and his close disciples, wherein the Master publicly scolded those who had failed him so miserably. Instead of accepting their errors and seeking forgiveness, a leading student fought back and insulted the Master using very crude language. Heartbroken, the Master decided to return to Surat and for a full year did not come to Bombay. When he finally came back in March 1924 to ...

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The miraculous life of our Master – part 27

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Roj Din Mah Sherevar, 1379 Yz.

When it became public knowledge that Ustad Saheb had chosen 1st April 1923 as the day for breaking the ground for the new Fasli Dadgah at Behram Baug, there was some consternation amongst his followers. An old friend of Ustad Saheb and an accomplished astrologer, Dr. Kavasji Golwalla pointed out to some friends that this was a strange choice since it happened to be an Amaas (no moon) night. But Behramshah insisted that from a ...

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