Applications Open for Return To Roots 3 in 2016

The Zoroastrian Return to Roots is pleased to announce the opening of applications for Return To Roots 3 Trip scheduled for 9th to 22nd March 2016. This will be the third tour after the first two very successful tours in 2013-14 and in 2015. Applications from any part of the world, including Indian born and

RTR Fellows 2015

RTR Fellows 2015

The Class of 2015 of the Zoroastrian Return To Roots Fellows was made up of James Darius Ball, Ruxshin Cyrus Dinshaw, Zubin Gheesta, Pardis Gheibi, Farah Minwalla, Kayras Darayush Irani, Khushchehr Italia, Arash Jahanian, Natalia Karanjia, Farzan Mazda, Anushae Parakh, Perzen Patel, Veera Rustomji and Kersi Shroff.

The International Everlasting Flame Programme India 2016

The International Everlasting Flame Programme is to be held, from 19th March to 29th May 2016, by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, MOMA, in collaboration with Parzor Foundation and the Culture Ministry of India. We are deeply grateful to the Government of India particularly MOMA for enabling the largest ever Festival of the Zoroastrians in

Return To Roots 2015 Trip Report

Return To Roots 2015 Trip Report

From March 10 ‐22nd 2015, fourteen Zoroastrian youth from around the world made a journey to return, reconnect, and revive their Zoroastrian roots. This was the second trip run by the Return to Roots program. Started in 2012 by a small group of passionate volunteers, and supported by Parzor, the inaugural journey was held in

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.