Parsi New Year Jamshedi Navroz festival Celebration and History
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Jamshedi Navroze is one of the three main festivals days in Parsi Calendar. The other being Parsi New year in August and Khordad saai, the birthday of Zarathustra.
Navroz falls on March 21st, which is also spring Eqinox. It celebrated in the world over various manifestation. it heralds the coming of spring. in Iran it is celebrated as a ten celebration and is the one Zoroastrain festival celebrated in an otherwise Islamic country.
Parsis lay down certain auspicious on the table on the day of New Year. it includes a sacred books, a picture of Zarathustra, mirror, candles, incense burner,fruits, flowers, a gold fish bowl, sugar, bread and some coins. these things symbolize prosperity and longevity for the family members.
Parsi delicacies play a important role in new year celebretion. A Sweet Ravo (made from sugar,milk,suji) and vermicelli are the best breakfast for Navroz. after breakfast , Whole family visit a nearby Fire Temple or Agiary. They wish each other 'Sal Mubarak '.