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Zoroaster commemoration ceremony held in Tehran

Photos by Rooholla Vahdati, ISNA


On the occasion of the anniversary of Zoroaster's death, the Zoroastrians of Tehran held a commemoration ceremony, praying and praising this ancient Iranian Prophet.



According to dialogue of religions and civilisations section of ISNA news agency, in this ceremony, the Zoroastrian's priests took part as well as Kurosh Niknam, the minority representative in the Islamic parliament.



The participants along with the Zoroastrian's priests prayed from Avesta holy book and performed Zoroastrian's religion rituals.


In this ceremony especial porridges and foods were served according to Zoroastrian traditions.





This ceremony was held on fifth of Dey, the anniversary of the death of Zoroaster, in Tehran. The participants, after reading Avesta, the holy book of Zoroaster, moved to Qasr-e Firuzeh cemetery to visit the grave of their beloved ones. They read their prophet's messages and songs and promised to observe that guidance in their daily lives.










Note: Original article published in Persian by ISNA.
Translated for by BMarz translators:

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