ZAWA celebrated the Annual Dae Mahino Jashan on 01 June 2008. Besides the two regular Ervads (Dastoors), Ervad Firdause Behramkamdin, a relatively new member of ZAWA, made his debut on this day.
Below are some photographs taken on that day. Be sure to check out the movie of the conclusion of the Jashan, where the Dastoors pray the Dua Tandorosti.
Preparations are under way
Ervad Firdause does his preliminary prayers, prior to the Jashan
Mehernaz Behramkamdin and son Shahan watch-on
The stage is prepared
Chairman Jehangir Mehta gives the inaugural speech
The Jashan begins by Ervad Aspi lighting the Fire in the Afargan
The Dastoors lead the community in Humbandagi (Group Prayer) after the Jashan
Ervad Darius receives the token of appreciation from the community
A similar gift to Ervad Firdause from Cornelia, on behalf of the community
Farida Madan receives the token on behalf of Ervad Pashin, who could not make it to the Jashan
Father and son share a proud moment after the Jashan
Devotees paying their respects to the fire after the Jashan
The three Dastoors (Ervad Aspi on left, Ervad Darius on right and Ervad Firdause in the centre)
And then, there was the chashni