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“No rites for the ‘wrong’”

Forty-six years after the denial of funerary prayers for my father, the powers that be, in another agiary, in another city, replicated the despicable behavior. I mention this in light of the Parsiana editorial "No rites for the ‘wrong,’” Farrokh Jijina’s article "Rites and rights,” and Mehroo Kotval’s letter "Priest and prejudice” (Parsiana, October 21-November 6, 2020) about the denial of funerary prayers by the panthaky of the Karani Agiary in Cusrow Baug for the late Baug resident Bahadur Hansotia. It reminded me of the time when my late father Sheheryar Kaoosji (pictured) was denied funerary rites because, to respect his......



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FOLLOWERS OF OUR FAITH SERIOUSLY NEED TO UNDERSTAND THAT NO RELIGION CAN SURVIVE IF ITS PRACTICES RITES SCRIPTURES ARE MANIPULATED TO SUIT INDIVIDUALS BELIEFS...WE SERIOUSLY NEED TO GET OUR VADA DASTURJIS TO COME TOGETHER AND DICTATE TO OUR FAITHFUL WHAT HAS TO BE RIGHTFULLY FOLLOWED ,,NO...IFS...BUTS ..OR MAYBE..''OUR RELIGIONS RITES PRACTICE AND BELIEFS HAVE TAKEN A MAJOR DIVE SINCE MIGRATION TO THE WESTERN HEMISPHERES BUILDING NEW CENTRES OF WORSHIP DOESN'T MEAN ANYTHING IF THE VISITORS DON'T UNDERSTAND OUR RELIGION AND CONSTANTLY MOAN ABOUT SHOWING THEM PROOF OF WHERE IN OUR BOOKS OR SCRIPTURES WHATS SAID OR WRITTEN..I AM A VERY PROUD ZARTHOSTI AND WILL FOLLOW ALL THAT MY FOREFATHERS HAVE FOLLOWED FOR THE LAST MILLENIUM.ERUCH SURKARI TORONTO,CANADA
- Eruch N Surkari
- 21-Nov-2020

 

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