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Reinvigorating the religion

Participants at the 11th World Zoroastrian Congress propound varying views to reignite the faith
Text: Parinaz M. Gandhi  Photos: Jasmine D. Driver

Leading the brigade of seven main speakers who were each assigned half hour slots on the second day of the 11th World Zoroastrian Congress in Perth on June 2, 2018 were the political personages who invariably add glamor to a community event, more so if they are of Zoroastrian lineage. The youthful Yaz Mubarakai, the first Zoroastrian member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, shared his views on the future of the community. Dr Esfandiyar Ekhtiyari, the Zoroastrian representative on the Iranian Majlis offered an Iranian perspective. Drawing cultural parallels between the local Perthians and the Zoroastrians, Mubarakai noted, "We......

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