Rostam and Sohrab part 1:Rostam Nameh 13a

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Roj Bahman Mah Bahman/Revaji Baj of Ustad Saheb Behramshah N. Shroff

 

Kunum razme Sohrabo Rostam shanavDegarha shanidasti in ham shanav.

Yaki dastanast pur abe chashm

Dele nazuk az Rostam aayad bakhashm

Now listen about the battle of Sohrab and Rostam, you may have heard other accounts, but now listen to this one.This story is most sorrowful and hearing it, your tender heart will bear enmity towards Rostam. 

With these words of warning, Firdausi begins the chapter of the battle between Sohrab and Rostam, ...

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Rostam Nameh 12b: Kai Kaus builds 7 palaces and tries to fly in space

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Roj Ram Mah Adar, 1383 Yz.

Beyaamad sue Pars Kaus-e KaiJahaani bashaadi nav afgand pay! Kai Kaus returned to Pars and laid the foundation of happiness and justice.  

 

The victorious sovereign returned to his capital and began the most illustrious part of his reign. Peace, prosperity and justice ruled. The noble warriors were dispersed to various parts of the empire to ensure peace and stability. The Padshah lavished costly gifts and rare honours upon Rostam for the role he had ...

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Rostam Nameh 12a: Kai Kaus in Hamavaran

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Roj Gosh Mah Adar, 1383 Yz.

 

Kazaan pas chunaan kard Kaus ray; Ke dar Padshahi be-jumbai ze jay! 

Az Iran beshud taa ba-Turaan-o Chin; Guzar kard azaan pas ba Makraan zamin! 

Ze Makran shud aaraastah taa Zareh; Meyaanhaa nadeedand bando gereh!

Paziroft har mehtari baazo saav; Nakard aazmun gaav baa shir taav!

Then Kai Kaus thought that he should tour the regions of his Kingdom.

From Iran he went to Turan and China and from there to Makran (Baluchistan).

From Makran to Zareh he went, in full splendour ...

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The real significance of Rapithwin and second Havan

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Roj Mahrespand Mah Avan, 1383 Yz.

The advent of Avan Mah is celebrated by many Parsees with great gusto as it means unlimited feasting on the great Parsi delicacy of Dal ni Poli. The number of Parsis who mark Avan Mah with the daily recitation of the Avan Yasht is, of course, much less. But those of us who observe the overall progress of the Zoroastrian calendar will be aware of another important event. All Parsi calendars remind their ...

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Is the Navjote an initiation ceremony – audio and video recording

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Roj Dae-pa-Din Mah Avan 1382 Yz.

On the occasion of the 13th Salgreh of the Ustad Saheb Behramshah N. Shroff Daremeher, I gave a talk on the significance of the Navjote ceremony. I am uploading both the audio as well as the video recording of the talk.

The video recording has been uploaded on to the Frashogard YouTube Channel whereas the audio recording is stored on the Ilm-e-Khshnoom Sky Drive. Please click the icons below to either listen to the audio or ...

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13th Salgreh of the Ustad Saheb Behramshah Shroff Daremeher celebrated

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Roj Dae-pa-Meher Mah Avan, 1384 Yz.

Yesterday, 29th March 2014 was the 13th Salgreh of the founding of the Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff Daremeher at Behram Buag Jogeshwari.

From early morning a steady stream of devotees visited the Daremeher, both colony residents and Parsis from around Mumbai. The Salgreh Jashan was perfromed at 11 am in the presence of the Trustees of the Zoroastrian Radih Society – the owners of the Behram Baug complex.

Later in the evening, the north side grounds ...

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2 new video recordings added

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Roj Avan Mah Avan, 1383 Yz.

We had posted the audio recordings of 2 lectures:

1. The Secret Treasure of Manthra, Nirangs & Isams in our Religion [http://www.frashogard.com/the-secret-treasure-of-manthras-nirangs-isams-in-our-religion] and

2. The Power of the 101 Names of God [http://www.frashogard.com/the-101-names-of-god]

a few days ago, along with their brief timeline notes.

We are now pleased to present the video recordings of both these talks on the Frashogard You Tube channel, the links of which are given below:

1. Manthra, Nirangs and Isams: Total video time 1 ...

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The real meaning and importance of Jamshedi Navroze

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Roj Spendarmad Mah Avan, 1383 Yz.

Tomorrow, 21st March 2014 is an auspicious day, not only for us Parsis, but for the entire Creation. A great cosmic event unfolds tomorrow (actually at 10:27 tonight for residents of India) as the Sun enters the sign of Aries and begins its perambulation of the Zodiac. How does this cosmic event affect us and what is the importance of the Navroze day? Why is it called Jamshedi Navroze, or grammatically murdered as Jamshedji Navroze ...

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The Life of Ruzbeh bin Muqaffa – a True Zoroastrian Martyr

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Roj Bahman Mah Avan, 1383 Yz.

On the occasion of the Fasli Gathas, a five-day series of  lectures has been organized at the Mahella Patel Agiary, Grant Road since more than 20 years.

Yesterday, 16th March 2014 was the First Fasli Gatha. On this ocassion I spoke on the Life Story of Ruzbeh bin Muqaffa – a true Zoroastrian martyr.

Ruzbeh is totally unknown within our community but is known today as the Father of modern Arabic literature. His life, full of tragedy ...

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