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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The 101 Names of God

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Roj Govad Mah Meher, 1383 Yz.

Yesterday, 6th March 2014 was the Annual Baj of Sorab Jehangirji Chiniwalla.

On this occasion, I gave a talk on the Power of the 101 Names of God. I am uploading the MP3 audio file of the recording, along with the time line of points discussed in the lecture for the benefit of those Frashogard readers who could not attend the talk.

Time from Time to Details

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The Secret Treasure of Manthras, Nirangs & Isams in our religion

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Roj Khordad Mah Meher, 1383 Yz.

Yesterday, 18th February 2014 was the death anniversary (Baj) of Ervad Phiroze S. Masani, the brilliant Avesta Pahlavi and Pazend Scholar and one of the first and closest disciples of the revered Master, Ustad Saheb Behramshah N. Shroff. To know more about Er. Phiroze please read this post. 

To download books authored by Ervad Phiroze S. Masani please visit

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Zoroastrianism, Homosexuality & LGBT issues – video recording on You Tube

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Roj Sarosh Mah Shehrevar, 1383 Yz.

The video recording of my talk on Zoroastrianism, Homosexuality and LGBT issues has been uploaded to the Frashogard YouTube channel and can be viewed at

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA98P4d-elA

 

The following timelines will serve as reference points:

 

Time from Time to Details

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Introduction by Mr. Gustad Forbes

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8:20

Tribute to ...
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The Migration of Parsis to India 5: the Storm gathers

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Roj Gosh Mah Shehrevar, 1383 Yz.

Readers of Frashogard may wonder as to what was so bad about Mazdak and how did it play a part in the fall of the Iranian Empire? Our Master, Ustad Saheb explained the beautiful concept of Hamkheshi-ba-Ekhlakh which was the cardinal principle on which Iranian society was formed. Hamkheshi-ba-Ekhlakh were the rules of engagement between different strata of society. It encompassed the various duties and obligations of each member of Iranian society with the other. ...

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Zoroastrianism, homosexuality & LGBT issues – a lecture recording

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Roj Avan Mah Shehrevar, 1383 Yz.

As announced earlier, a function was held at the Mahella Patel Agiary at Grant Road, Mumbai, on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 to commemorate the 4th death anniversary of Vada Dasturji Meherji Dastur Kekobad Meherji Rana of Navsari.

After the Jashan and other prayers, I gave a talk on: “Zoroastrianism, Homosexuality and LGBT issues”.

The video recording of the above talk will be put up on the Frashogard You Tube channel shortly.

An audio recording of the lecture has ...

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The Migration of Parsis to India-4: The Impending Doom

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Roj Khordad Mah Shehrevar, 1382 Yz.

After the banishment of Dastur Dinyar from the court of Khosrau I Anoshirwan, nothing  seemed to go right for the Sassanid Empire. Despite the benevolent, enlightened and just rule of Anoshirwan, various troubles began to manifest in different part of the vast empire. The first unrest started in Armenia, which was part of the Sassanid Empire in those days. Armenia was a great stronghold of Zoroastrianism right from the times of the Parthian Empire (247 ...

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The Life of Asho Zarathushtra – a lecture recording

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Roj Marespand Mah Amardad,

A grand exhibition on the Shah Nameh was held by our close friends and colleagues Silloo Mehta and Malcolm Bhesania of the Mazdayasnie Connection, California, in Mumbai during the same time as the talk-talk WZ Congress.

The exhibition was painstakingly curated and created by Silloo and Malcolm as a labour of love. Various models, exhibits, printouts and scenes depicting some of the most memorable parts of the Shah Nameh, along with a detailed historical review was presented to ...

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