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Are parsis part of muslim community do they celebreate the festival of muslims

Asked by Satya Pandey, 08 Jul '09 08:57 am
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Parsis are of ancient Persian descent, and belong to the Indo-European branch of the Aryans. The word \'Iran\' itself derives from the Avestan Airyana, Sanskrit Arya-yan or the \'way of the Aryans\' that becomes Irya-an or Iran according to scholar-historian, Piloo Nanavutty.

Unlike other foreigners who came to India to plunder, loot and rule, the Parsis assimilated with a quiet dignity into India\'s history and contributed their extraordinary genius in every walk of life. As intelligent refugees, while guarding their own ethnic, cultural and religious identity with fierce pride, they were always mindful of their status and made friends wherever they went. As an ethnic group, Parsis have excelled in a way no other community has and it would seem that their upbringing and strong religious belief may be the reason for this. There is, in the Zoroastrian creed, a simplicity that defies challenge. Be good, do good, think good and fight evil. Be responsible for yourself and don\'t blame o ...more
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 08 Jul '09 09:16 am

 
  
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They are worshippers of fire, nothing to do with mussulmans.
Answered by victor, 08 Jul '09 09:04 am

 
  
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