How to light a correct ‘Divo’

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Nearly all of us have, at some point in our lives, lit a Divo, either at home or on our visit to the Fire Temple. Many Parsis have a fascination for doing a Divo, either on a specific day or Roj, or at a particular place or Agiary. In our blind following of this important tradition, we often make serious mistakes which go against the basic laws of the Zarathushtrian faith.

It is necessary to say a few words about doing ...

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How to light a correct Divo – part 2

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Now let us look at the correct procedure to do the Divo at home. Once you have decided on the glass, the medium and the Kakro, make three sets of the same. That is, have three identical glasses, three ankras – one to go with each of the three glasses and a good number of Kakras to last a while. Keep a separate steel ‘dabba’ or a glass bottle in which you will store the Ghee or oil. Also keep ...

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Welcome to the Frashogard blog!

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A Happy New Year to all of you! Welcome to the Frashogard blog!

I propose to make occasional comments on various interesting Zarathusthrian facts – small posts which may not merit a whole article, but which contain important details about our religion.

I shall also take a critical look a the current way in which we practice our religion, and compare it with the correct practice. This serves two purposes – not only do we analyse and understand why we follow certain practices, we ...

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