O come all ye faithful…

With the rising popularity of Asha Vahishta, The Zoroastrian Centre, plans are afoot to add more floors to the one-year-old edifice in Poona
Text: Delshad Karanjia  Photos: Flash Enterprises

On Christmas day, more than 200 Zoroastrians, intermarried Parsi couples and their families gathered at Poona’s Asha Vahishta, The Zoroastrian Centre (AVZC) to celebrate the Centre’s first anniversary. It was a proud moment for brothers Vispy and Kerssie Wadia, founders of the Association for Revival of Zoroastrianism (ARZ) and the driving force behind the AVZC, which was set up "to put an end to the prejudice and discrimination faced by intermarried couples and their families desiring to continue with their Zoroastrian way of life.”  "The community’s response to the Centre has been positive and encouraging,” said Vispy. "In the past......

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