Jamshedi Navroze Mubarak

Jamshedi Navroze is one of the three main festive days in the Parsi Calendar. The others being Parsi New year in August and Khordad Saal, the birthday of Zarathustra.

Navroze falls on March 21st, which is also Spring Equinox. It is celebrated the world over in various manifestations. It heralds the coming of Spring. In Iran it is celebrated as a ten day celebration and is the one Zoroastrian festival celebrated in an otherwise Islamic country.

In India, it is another day for us Bawas to party and eat and drink….as if we ever need a reason. Since it is not a public holiday, most celebrations are reserved for the evening……Continue reading

Parsi Khabar has a series of post on the occassion of Navroze.


Navroze: Noruz: Nowroj: What’s in a name ??

Small yet big
Jamshedi Navroze….a festival to welcome Spring
Navroze: A great time to bond
Noruz in Iran

2 Comments

  1. Sakshi March 21, 2006

    Hey…Happy Navroz !!!

  2. blue mountain March 21, 2006

    Happy Navroz

    I discovered something new today. Kurds too celebrate Navroz as their new year day!

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