Zoroastrianism

Multi-Faith Chaplains to Make House Of Commons More Inclusive

December 26, 2010

Author: Jonathan Wynne-Jones

Source: The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/8224923/Multi-faith-chaplains-to-make-House-of-Commons-more-inclusive.html

John Bercow has backed the creation of a team of multi-faith chaplains, which will also include representatives of the Hindu, Buddhist and Jainist religions.

 

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Parsi Woman Moves Court for Her Right to Worship

March 27, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: India Today

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/90053/India/Parsi+woman+moves+court+for+her+right+to+worship.html

A Zoroastrian woman, married outside her Parsi community, has moved the Gujarat High Court (HC) to ensure her fundamental right to worship and access to religious places. A division bench admitted the matter on Thursday.

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Zoroastrians Keep Old Traditions Alive In Australia

March 18, 2010

Author: Neena Bhandari

Source: News Blaze

http://newsblaze.com/story/20100318081728iwfs.nb/topstory.html

It's a Sunday morning. A fire is burning on a silver urn in the sanctum sanctorum as about 30 children pray with a priest in the main hall of the Darbe Meher, the place of worship and community activity for Zoroastrians, in the Sydney suburb of Annangrove.

Nestling amidst verdant surroundings with a tranquil billabong (pool of...

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Religions Call for Climate Action

October 30, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8333250.stm

Leaders from across the UK's religious communities have said there is a "moral imperative" to tackle global warming.

Leaders from the Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Baha'i, Jain and Zoroastrian faiths called on G20 nations to cut greenhouse gases.

They said climate change posed a "very real threat to the world's poor"....

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Parsi Body Plans Vulture Breeding to Help Death Rites

October 26, 2009

Author: Ashutosh Shukla

Source: DNA India

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_parsi-body-plans-vulture-breeding-to-help-death-rites_1303131

The Parsi community of the city — who leave their dead out in the open to be consumed by vultures and were facing problems with disposing their dead with the dwindling number of vultures in the city — are hoping to resolve the problem with an aviary...

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Parsis Use New Technology to Keep Religion Alive

September 29, 2009

Author: Phil Hazlewood

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AFP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gZrn1iq_pbHnTyafDKtVtIqqMrYg

India's Parsis, the modern-day descendants of migrants who fled persecution in Iran more than 1,000 years ago, are turning to new technology to keep their ancient Zoroastrian religion alive.

Websites, blogs, on-line directories and matchmaking...

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