Bawi Bride: Returning To One’s Roots

Perzen Patel, a.k.a Bawi Bride will be involved with the 2015 Return To Roots tour starting in less than 6 weeks. Here she writes about her reasons….ReturnToRoots_1

A few years ago whenever I told family and friends about my decision to move back from New Zealand to India I was met with expressions of incredulousness. The only question being, ‘But Why’?

I would be lying if I said that their reactions didn’t scare me. Was I making the right decision? Should I really leave my lovely job and go to a country where 14 hour days are the norm? But then, all the best decisions in life are the hardest. And, as #BawiMummy says, when you have your faith then everything works out okay.

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Return to Roots is a youth-initiated program designed to strengthen community identity amongst Zoroastrian youth the world over.

The idea of a Zoroastrian Return to Roots Program was born out of the increasing disconnect between those Zoroastrians in the diaspora with their ancestral communities in Iran and India. It is a unique means of fostering community links and identity by taking small groups of youth on trips to explore their religious, social and cultural heritage.