Memorializing Meherji

A landmark salgirah of South India’s oldest fire temple was an occasion for celebration and reflection
Farrokh Jijina

The eight clocks in the fire temple hall were synchronously and gently chiming the hour, 10 a. m. on July 31, 2022, when six mobeds led by Dastur Keki Ravji Meherjirana assembled for the jashan to mark the 175th salgirah of the Seth Viccaji-Seth Pestonji Meherji Parsi Fire Temple in Secunderabad. Chandeliers gleamed over the heads of the over 300 humdins gathered to pay homage to the oldest of three consecrated fires in the Hyderabad-Secunderabad area, and indeed in all of South India. Bouquets of red and white roses interspersed with green on the window sills added a touch of......

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