Zarathushti Community

The Zarathusti religion is an ancient Iranian and Cenral Asian religion founded by Zoroaster. Zarathushtis follow a solar calendar.

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Zarathushti Community

The Zarathusti religion is an ancient Iranian and Cenral Asian religion founded by Zoroaster. Zarathushtis follow a solar calendar.

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Upcoming Events (6)

Death Anniversary of Zarathustra

Mon, Dec 26, 2022

The anniversary of the death of Zarathustra (Zoroaster), the founder of the Zoroastrian faith. His dates are uncertain: the ancient Greeks dated him at ca. 6000 BCE. Modern scholarship suggests he...

Ghambar Maidyarem begins

Sat, Dec 31, 2022

This period (December 31 - January 4) celebrates the creation of animals. It is also the time for equitable sharing of food.

Ghambar Maidyarem ends

Wed, Jan 4, 2023

Begins December 31 and runs to January 4. Ghambar Maidyarem celebrates the creation of animals and is a time for an equitable sharing of food.

Ghambar Hamaspath-maedem begins

Thu, Mar 16, 2023

Occurs on the intercalary days (March 16 - 20) and celebrates the creation of human beings and commemorates passed souls.

Ghambar Hamaspath-maedem ends

Mon, Mar 20, 2023

Occurs on the intercalary days (March 16 - 20) and celebrates the creation of human beings and commemorates passed souls.

Now Ruz

Tue, Mar 21, 2023

Now Ruz (New Day) is New Year's day for 1389 AY or 3758 AZ in the Fasli (seasonal) calendar. It celebrates the renewal of the world and the creation of fire (symbolic of Asha or righteousness)....

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Ghambar Ayathrem ends

Sun, Oct 16, 2022

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Observed from October 12 - 16, this day celebrates the creation of plants, the sowing of the winter crop, and the return of herds from pasture.

Ghambar Ayathrem begins

Wed, Oct 12, 2022

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Observed from October 12 - 16, this day celebrates the creation of plants, the sowing of the winter crop, and the return of herds from pasture.

Ghambar Paitishem ends

Fri, Sep 16, 2022

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Ghambar Paitishem celebrates the creation of the earth and the harvesting of the summer crop.

Ghambar Paitishem begins

Mon, Sep 12, 2022

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Ghambar Paitishem (September 12 - 16) celebrates the creation of the earth and the harvesting of the summer crop.

Ghambar Maidyoshem ends

Sun, Jul 3, 2022

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Ghambar Maidyoshem (June 29 - July 4) celebrates the creation of water, the sowing of the summer crop and the harvesting of grain.

Ghambar Maidyoshem begins

Wed, Jun 29, 2022

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Ghambar Maidyoshem (June 29 - July 4) celebrates the creation of water, the sowing of the summer crop and the harvesting of grain.

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