Category Archives: Feature

FEZANA Bestows Lifetime Achievement Award to Ervad Dr. Jehan Bagli

At a glittering 30th Anniversary Gala in Houston, FEZANA bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award to Ervad Dr. Jehan Bagli. The Gala was hosted by the Zoroastrian Association of Houston at its center, along with their Congress Legacy 10th Anniversary awards function. All the seven past presidents were present along with the current President Homi D.… Continue Reading

Inauguration of the Sacramento Dar-E-Mehr

It is with great pride that FEZANA congratulates it’s newest member association the Sacramento Zoroastrian Association on the opening of their new Dar-E-Mehr on Sunday March 26, 2017. FEZANA President Homi D. Gandhi represented the FEZANA executive and was joined by Past Presidents Firdosh Mehta and Bomi Patel on this auspicious occasion. In the last… Continue Reading

Ervad Dr. Jehan Bagli Bestowed with FEZANA Lifetime Achievement Award

FEZANA’s highest award is The Lifetime Achievement Award which recognizes a highly-respected North American Zarathushti, who through his/her personal achievements and meritorious service has brought recognition to the Zarathushti community worldwide. On the occasion of the 30th Anniversary Celebration, FEZANA is honored to announce that Ervad Dr. Jehan Bagli has been awarded this Lifetime Achievement… Continue Reading

Zoroastrian Association of California Atash Kadeh Opens in Orange

Six years after the Zoroastrian Association of Califonia Center was opened, the dream of having a prayer hall was finally turned into reality. A unique building in many ways was completed and a long-awaited celebration was about to begin. At 9:00 am on a beautiful sunny morning on Sunday, November 13, 2016, Roj Mahrespand, Mah… Continue Reading

OZCF Atashkadeh In Canada Comes One Step Closer To Reality

OZCF GALA RAISES A STUNNING $2.24 MILLION FOR ATASHKADEH Oakville, ONTARIO, July, 2016 – It was an evening of absolute magic as over $2,240,000 was raised at the Ontario Zoroastrian Community Foundation’s (OZCF) “Magic and Sparkles” fundraising gala to build a consecrated Atashkadeh/Agiary in North America. During a night that truly sparkled with glamour and… Continue Reading

Chaiye Hame Zarthoshti: English Version by ZAOM Kids

At the 29th Annual General Meeting of FEZANA, the hosts Zoroastrian Association of Michigan hosted a Gala Event. The performance by the kids of ZAOM was part of the entertainment segment. A completely new English version of Chaiye Hame Zarthoshti, the classic Zoroastrian song. If you would like to know more about the origins of… Continue Reading

ZAOM Welcomes FEZANA 2016 AGM Delegates

From Friday 29th April to Sunday May 1st, Novi Michigan will become a hub of Zarathushti activity as the 2016 Annual General Meeting of FEZANA is held in Novi, Michigan. Hosted by the wonderful folks of the FEZANA Member Association ZAOM Zoroastrian Association of Michigan, the AGM will be attended by over 100 officials of… Continue Reading

Inauguration of the Arbab Rustam Guiv Dar-E-Mehr in New York

North America’s oldest Dar-E-Mehr has a new home. The Arbab Rustam Guiv Dar-E-Mehr was first established in 1977. On March 26, 2016 the brand new building of the Dar-E-Mehr was unveiled in Pomona, NY. This Dar-E-Mehr is home to two of FEZANA’s member associations, the Zoroastrian Association of Greater New York (ZAGNY) and the Iranian… Continue Reading

FEZANA to Host 7th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress in 2019

FEZANA wishes a Happy NewYear 2016 to all Zarathustis globally in North America and around the world. 35 young adults sponsored by FEZANA participated in the 6th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand December 28, 2015 to January 2, 2016. Look out for write-ups from the participants in the upcoming issues of… Continue Reading

Laudato Si! Insight of Spenta Armaity

The Encyclical of Pope Francis Laudato Si , subtitled On care of our common home resonates with the values of Prophet Zarathushtra, of caring for the environment. Dr Neville Gustad Panthaki has written a special paper ‘Spenta Armaity’ for the Parliament of World’s Religions, Salt Lake City 2015, outlining the Zoroastrian philosophy for preservation of… Continue Reading

The Gathas: A Beacon in the 21st Century

The Gathas: A Beacon in the 21st Century was the title of the talk given by Fariborz Rahnamoon at the XVII North American Zoroastrian Congress 2014 held in Los Angeles in December 2014. “The Gathas shows the path to heaven on Earth…a path gifted by the Wise Men to baby Jesus but lost to superstition.… Continue Reading

The Achievements and Challenges of Young Mobeds in North America

A fantastic panel discussion amongst the young Mobeds in North America ensued at the recently concluded 17th North American Zoroastrian Congress in Los Angeles in December 2014. The panel was moderated by Houtoxi F. Contractor and Ervad Soli P. Dastur. and included panelists Ervad Bahrom Firozgary, Ervad Zerkxis Bhandara, Ervad Burzin Balsara, Ervad Rayomand Ravji,… Continue Reading

FEZANA represents a diverse and growing Zarathushti community in North America.

Guided by the blessings of AHURA MAZDA and the teachings of our Prophet Zarathushtra; the Federation was founded in 1987 It serves as the coordinating body for 26 Zoroastrian Associations and 14 Corresponding Groups in the United States and Canada.

The activities of FEZANA are conducted in a spirit of mutual respect, co-operation and unity amongst all Member associations, and with due regard for the principles of GOODNESS, TRUTH, REASON, BENEVOLENCE, IMPLICIT TRUST and CHARITY towards all Mankind.

:+: Baname Khoda Kshnothro Ahura Mazda