Mentor and missionary

Died: Ali Akbar Jafarey, 99, eminent scholar of the Gathas and liberal founder director of the Zarathushtrian Assembly that educated and initiated all those drawn to the Zoroastrian faith; on October 6, 2020 in Southern California. "Dr Jafarey was a true Ashavan, and a lover of Zarathushtra and his divine message. His knowledge of the Gathas and his passion to teach others was instrumental in spreading the Zoroastrian religion all around the world. He was enlightenment personified and a father and friend to everyone he met. His life’s mission was to spread Zarathushtra’s message and he did that to his last......

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