We dedicate the Novrooz issue to
the ideals of Spenta Armaity - Benevolence, Charity with Humility
- central to Zarathushtra's vision for a progressive human
Zarathushtra’s Genetic System
(Insler, Professor Stanley)
An insightful article
drawing on the analogy of living cells and
their underlying DNAs to illustrate the relationship between Vohu-Mano
(good thinking), Asha (truth), Vohu-Xshathra (good rule), Armaiti
(respect) and other attributes central to Zarathushtra's philosophy.
Zoroastrianism and Humanity, best days yet to
come? (Bakhradnia, Shahin)
discusses the role of
individuals in leading an effective life based on social consciousness,
Zarathushtrian ideas can move humanity forward.
ĀTAŠ-E DORUN: The Fire Within
(Tarapore, Dr. Erach)
perspective on a memorial book on topics
of interest in Zoroastrian studies ranging from Gathic to philosophy,
ethics, history, and linguistic by leading scholars of Zoroastrian
Sheheryar Kaoosji (Kaoosji, Yezdyar)
A pioneer in education of the
blind in India, his social consciousness and activism left a lasting mark on
his community that he loved and served. Admired by many, his concern
for all people was a hallmark of his actions in a life of service and giving
that he led.
Magnificence of Persepolis Virtual Reconstruction
The magnificent palace of
Persepolis serving as the site of world's first super power, under the Achaemenians,
was unique in its architectural design bringing together the best design
ideas from far corners of the empire. This visual reconstruction gives
the viewer a better sense of the grandeur of that palace.
Maneckji Limji Hatari in Iran
historical narrative on
the course of events that lead to the arrival of Maneckji Hataria in
Iran in mid 19th century, and the impact of his tireless efforts to
ameliorate the conditions of Zarathushtrians of Iran.