Roj Dae-pa-Din Mah Meher, 1381 Yz.
The Fasli Muktad will commence from Friday 9th March, 2012. The main centre of prayers will be the Ustad Saheb Behramshah N. Shroff Daremeher at Jogeshwari, where the preparations for the 95th annual Muktad program have been completed. The special area where the Fasli Muktad are enthroned has been cleaned and washed, fresh wheat grass has been planted and the 27 glasses representing the Hama Anjuman have been made ready.
The Fasli Muktad program will begin with a special Invocation on the dawn of Friday, 10th March. Thereafter the main prayers will commence. A special 11 Karda Afringan is performed in the Havan Gah, along with the relevant Bajs. A separate 7 Karda Afringan in memory of our revered Ustad Saheb is also performed. Stum and Farokshi prayers are performed in every Gah, for eac of the 19 days of the Muktad. Special Gahambar and Gatha Jashans will be held on the relevant days, as also a special Jamshedi Navroze Jashan, as well as Khordad Sal Jashan on 26th March.
As in previous years, Humbandagi will be held at the Daremeher every evening at 7:30 pm. Before the Humbandagi, I will give a 30 minute talk everyday on different topics. The lecture program for the 19 days is given below.
Fri, 9th March Welcome to the Muktad: What to pray during these Holy days?
Sat, 10th March The basics of prayer: Doing the proper Kusti ritual
Sun, 11th March Daily prayer routine for a normal Parsi
Mon, 12th March The power of 101 Names of God: part 1 – for physical ailments
Tue, 13th March The power of 101 Names of God: part 2 – for hidden ailments
Wed,14th March The power of 101 Names of God: part 3 – for spiritual progress
Thurs, 15th March The Miracle of Dastur Pesuji
Fri, 16th March The Miraculous Lives of Dastur Mulla Feroze & Mulla Kaus
Sat, 17th March The Mahatma’s Miracle: A true story, part 1
Sun, 18th March The Mahatma’s Miracle: A true story, part 2
Mon, 19th March How to do the Jamshedi Navroze special prayer
Tue, 20th March How to do the special prayers for Haft Ameshaspand days
Wed, 21st March NO TALK, only Humbandagi
Thur, 22nd March How does following other religions’ practices hurt us
Fri, 23rd March How to do a correct Divo and maintain the same
Sat, 24th March How to put Loban
Sun, 25th March Putting Loban after a Jashan
Mon, 26th March How to invite prosperity into your home & life
Tue, 27th March Some simple sins and how to avoid them
Readers of Frashogard are requested to publicise the above talks and invite other Parsis to join them in attending the talks and Humbandagi.
Ervad Marzban J. Hathiram