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Fighting extinguishment

Even a sceptic will concede that the devotional fervor at most fire temples in cities and larger towns, particularly on days of religious significance, has not dimmed. And the worshippers are not merely the old and middle aged. We often read in Parsiana accounts of atash behrams and agiaries being renovated in style. From the impressive restoration of the Iranshah in Udvada by the Shapoorji Pallonji Group at the cost of several million dollars, to renovating the agiary in moribund Daman, instances abound. The Dadysett Atash Behram, the oldest in Bombay, looks serenely picture perfect after a makeover a few......

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