NAMC Institute of Zoroastrian Studies
Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 2 pm Eastern Time, 11 am Pacific Time
Topic: Shahnameh شاهنامه (The Book of Kings)
Meeting ID: 824 3218 1448
Explore “Shahnameh”, a poetic masterpiece by Persian poet Ferdowsi that traces the historical link from pre-Zoroastrian Iran through Zoroastrian dynasties to the last Sassanian Emperor, Yazdgard III. Enjoy the recital of its couplets, understand their meanings and marvel at its language, style, and vigor of narration. Seize this unique opportunity to appreciate its influence in preserving the Persian language and identity.
Presenter: Ervad (Dr.) Parvez Bajan
Ervad Parvez Bajan is the Panthaky (Head Mobed) of Seth B.M. Mevawala Dar-e-Meher in Mumbai, India. He has delivered Shahnameh recitals and participated in religious discourses worldwide. He holds a Ph.D. in ancient Avesta and Pahlavi languages. He is the Principal of Sir J.J. Zarthosti & Mullan Firoze Madressa and an Honorary Lecturer at St. Xavier’s College, affiliated with the University of Mumbai, India. For more information, please visit https://namcmobeds.org/