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North Fremantle, WA / January 8, 2018 / JMN Wire / Excelsior Gold Limited (ASX: EXG) ("the Company" or "Excelsior") is pleased to provide the following update on infill RC drilling at the Zoroastrian deposit (Figure 1) within the Company's 100%-owned Kalgoorlie North Gold Project ("KNGP"), located 30 to 55km north of ...
This represents a tectonic shift in the way Zoroastrianism is practiced in India. Fire temples in India do not allow those of other faiths, or 'excommunicated' Zoroastrians, a term used for the children of Parsi mothers and non-Parsi fathers, to enter. As a half-Parsi growing up in Mumbai, I was completely ...

"I am a Zoroastrian. My husband, too, has interest in my religion, and he has done a lot of research on it. We have raised our children as Zoroastrians," said ... definitely adds value to it," said Vispy Wadia, founder member of the Association for Revival of Zoroastrianism, under which the centre has been built.
From top: Mobeds (priests) performing the jashan on Monday at the fire temple in Kondhwa; Setideh Irani with her non-Parsi husband Manish Upadhyay and their nine-month-old daughter; siblings Carl Rodin, Emily, and Yakub, came down from Norway. Their grandmother (in brown saree) had married a ...
A section of the Parsi community has said that they want to construct a Zoroastrian Centre in Mumbai, similar to the one inaugurated in Pune, if it is funded. The rebel group in the Parsi community inaugurated Asha Vahishta (best righteousness), a alternative Zoroastrian Centre which has a Dadgah ...
A GROUP of 25 young Zoroastrians from across the world are touring India and visiting holy places to reconnect with their roots. Their journey has a great value for the diminishing Zoroastrian community, which is making desperate efforts to promote its rich culture among the youth -- an attempt to survive ...

religious leaders from the Muslim and Zoroastrian community took part in the mass held in the city's main church, Saint Joseph, late at night. There are three churches in the city, ... Muslims, especially in Sulaimani." Christianity, like other religions such as Zoroastrianism, is recognized in the Kurdish laws.
My Parsi-Zoroastrian ancestors came to India seeking refuge from religious persecution. According to legend, they found a sympathetic Hindu king who not only provided them with the space to settle, but promised to allow my ancestors to practise their religion without any interference. By deciding what ...
SC Permits Parsi woman married To Hindu Man To Participate In Zoroastrian Funeral Rites Of Parents ... her community, to attend and participate in the funerary rites of her parents at the Fire Temple devoted to Zoroastrianism, having received the nod in that behalf from the Parsi Valsad Anjuman Trust.
The petition claimed that the metro, if built, would "breach the magnetic circuits" of two Zoroastrian fire temples, thus "diminishing their spiritual powers" ... Kotwal also says that the "mystic circuits" cited in the petition are not a part of the ancient texts of Zoroastrianism in its 6th-century incarnation, but were ...
"I am a Zoroastrian. My husband, too, has interest in my religion, and he has done a lot of research on it. We have raised our children as Zoroastrians," said ... definitely adds value to it," said Vispy Wadia, founder member of the Association for Revival of Zoroastrianism, under which the centre has been built.
Twenty five Zoroastrian youth from across the world are in India for a "Return to Roots" program. The initiative, organized by Parzor, a New Delhi-based foundation that works with Unesco to preserve the community, culture, heritage and the Zoroastrian religion, is taking the group to the culturally significant ...
Eighteen out of thirty-one days are devoted to holidays of Muslims, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Zoroastrians, Pagans and Humanists. The birth of Muhammad, the death of Zarathushtra, the beginning of the path to Enlightenment of the Buddha, and the birth of Jesus, mixed with the eight-night Menorah ...
During December, Jews will celebrate Hanukkah, Buddists will celebrate Rohatsu, Wiccans will celebrate the solstice, Muslims will celebrate Mawlid el-Nabi, Zoroastrians will celebrate Zarathosht Diso, African-Americans will celebrate Kwanzaa, "Seinfeld" fans will celebrate Festivus and, yes, Christians ...
The Valsad Parsi Anjuman Trust, which opposed Ms. Goolrokh's plea, said the High Court decided the case after going through the affidavits of at least seven Parsi priests, saying the religious tenets hold that she ceased to be a Zoroastrian upon her marriage to a Hindu and could not be allowed to offer ...
The diplomat said that people of different ethnic and religious backgrounds, including Muslims, Christians, Jews, Zoroastrians, Baha'is and ... Officiating Priest Zoroastrian Association of California and Member of Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America; and Randolph Dobbs, Member of the ...
The petitioner, Goolrokh M. Gupta is a Parsi-Zoroastrian who married a Hindu. Goolrokh contends that even after her marriage, she continues to follow Zoroastrianism, and therefore, has the right to enjoy all privileges under the religion, including the right to offer prayers at Agiari (Parsi temple comprising of ...

In reality, Yazidis have a unique belief system that is a mix of Abrahamism and Zoroastrianism and, probably even, Hinduism. ... The Yazidis believe in the purity of elements such as earth, fire and water, and they pray looking in the direction of the sun, much like Zoroastrians, who thrived in Iran before being ...
In this case, the Parsi Anjuman Trust has banned a Parsi Zoroastrian woman, Goolrokh Gupta, from entering the Fire Temple and performing the last rites and ceremonies in case of the demise of her parents, due to the fact that she married a non-Parsi. Gupta, a Parsi by birth, married a Hindu man under the ...
North Fremantle, WA / November 21, 2017 / JMN Wire / Excelsior Gold Limited (ASX: EXG) ("the Company" or "Excelsior") is pleased to provide the following drilling update for the Zoroastrian deposit (Figure 1) at the Company's 100%-owned Kalgoorlie North Gold Project ("KGNP"), located 30 to 55km north ...
... conquest of Persia in the mid seventh century, adherents to Zoroastrianism, ... Not speaking their language, he presented the Zoroastrians with a jug of ... In response, the Zoroastrian high priests dissolved sugar in the milk ...
... Court Blocks Judicial-Parliamentary Agreement to Reinstate Zoroastrian ... Christianity, and Zoroastrianism-to run as candidates in elections.
... a bid to help reverse a dramatic decline in India's Zoroastrian population. ... Parsis are Zoroastrians who first arrived in India more than 1,000 ...
... a bid to help reverse a dramatic decline in India´s Zoroastrian population. ... Parsis are Zoroastrians who first arrived in India more than 1,000 ...
Some 120 children have been born through the "Jiyo Parsi" fertility initiative since it was launched four years ago in a bid to help reverse a dramatic decline in India's Zoroastrian population. ... Parsis are Zoroastrians who first arrived in India more than 1,000 years ago after fleeing persecution in Persia.
The agreement permits the Zoroastrian member of Yazd city Council to ... officially recognized members of religious minorities, Zoroastrianism, ...
The temple is really original and provides information about the people who revered the element of fire, which is early Zoroastrianism. There is ...
... Judaism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism--to run as candidates in elections. ... "The Zoroastrian faith is one of our country's officially recognized ... "Zoroastrians enjoy the rights of citizenship and our laws allow them to ...
Excelsior Gold has upgraded the Zoroastrian mineral resource by 37% to 4.4Mt grading 2.2g/t Au for 305,000 ounces of contained gold.
Zoroastrianism, a religion that pre-dates Islam, is widely regarded as the ... in the seventh century, the majority of Iranians were Zoroastrians.
Iranian Conservative Denounces Disqualification of Zoroastrian ... those of the committed people of Yazd (including Muslims and Zoroastrians), ...
Some critics of his suspension pointed out the Iranian Constitution recognises Zoroastrianism as a legal faith and allows Iranian Zoroastrians, ...
Yazd city councilman Sepanta Niknam holds up a book called Ghathas, the 17 Avestan hymns of the Zoroastrian religion, during a council ...
The suspension of Sepanta Niknam, the Zoroastrian Yazd City Councillor by the Administrative Court of Justice has sparked outrage amongst ...
Jonah Dunch: It's based on a Zoroastrian myth from the medieval ... movements including Zoroastrianism, which is actually arguably the oldest ...
I'm a practising Zoroastrian who prays every day in the prescribed form. ... But, at the white hot core of Zoroastrianism lies the simple tenet of ...
The head councilman of the city of Yazd, in southeastern Iran, has refused to carry out a court order suspending the membership of a fellow ...
Mumbai: Thousands of Indian Parsis have called for the route of Mumbai's new multi-billion-dollar metro to be changed so trains and ...
A Zoroastrian city councilor in Iran has been suspended from his position, highlighting an emerging battle over the rights of the country's religious ... Zoroastrians are followers of the ancient Iranian religion Zoroastrianism.
The high court ruled that the she ceased to be a Parsi Zoroastrian on account of her marriage to a non-Parsi and hence her status as Parsi ...
Tehran -- A local official zoroastrian has been suspended from his duties in Iran, ... to the municipal council of Yazd, a centre of Zoroastrianism. ... the Islamic Republic recognizes the "Iranian Zoroastrians, Jews and Christians" ...
A Zoroastrian city councilor in Iran has been suspended from his position, highlighting an emerging battle over the rights of the country's religious ... Zoroastrians are followers of the ancient Iranian religion Zoroastrianism.
We Zoroastrians - who hold the four elements in high regard - don't want ... polluting the soil at the Zoroastrian private cemetery in Brookwood; ...
The Tower is used for funerary purposes by the adherents of the Zoroastrian faith, in which the traditional practice for disposal of the dead ...
Majlis Deputy, representing Zoroastrian community in the Iranian legislative body, Parviz Ravani, felicitating Mehregan recommended the ...
"Demonetization of high value currency notes had posed a challenge yet Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank (ZCBL) could manage to rack a tiny ...
On September 4, the 45th Branch of the Court of Administrative Justice issued a decree to suspend and prevent the activities of Sepenta ...
... of "Majuws"- a term that refers to Zoroastrians and those who worship fire. Zoroastrianism is a monotheistic religion predating Christianity and ...
The Persians bitterly resented their new overlords and pockets of Zoroastrianism remain today, though followers are now estimated at fewer ...
There is a striking similarity between the Vedic agnishtoma and the Zoroastrian haoma ceremony, both of which must therefore have originated ...


 

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