Nowruz today: When Holi is celebrated in Indian society, the Navroz festival is celebrated on a spring day around it. As Holi is the last day of the year in Indian society, likewise, people in the Parsi community celebrate Navroz to welcome the new year. It is also called New Year’s Parsi. Google wished the Parsi New Year by making a doodle on this occasion.
Nowruz Relative to the sun
Actually, according to the Parsi calendar and date, the day of the vernal equinox is called Navroz day. Vasant means spring season and equinox has two meanings, one is the equator and the other is the 20th day. Iran means that where Zoroastrianism came to prominence in popular beliefs, it is believed that when the sun’s rays begin to shine on the equator, the holiday of Navroz arrives.
Navroz is known by many names
Navroz is a Persian word, composed of Nav and Rose. In Navroz, Nav means new and Roz means day. That is why Navroz is celebrated as a holiday and a symbol of a new day. In Iran, Navroz is called Ade Navroz. More than 300 million people around the world celebrate Navroz with enthusiasm and enthusiasm. New Year Parsi is also known as Jamshed Navroz, Navroz, Pateti, and Khordad Sal. Although this holiday is celebrated twice a year. It is celebrated on August 16 and March 21, twice a year and every year. Shah Jamdesh was crowned
It is said that about three thousand years ago Shah Jamdesh took the throne in Iran, that day he was called Navroz in the Parsi community. Later, this day was celebrated by the clans of Zarathustra as the first day of the new year. In major countries of the world such as Iran, Pakistan, India, Tajikistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Bahrain, the Parsi New Year is celebrated as Navroz.
The fire is recognized
Just as fire is believed in almost all sects, the Parsi community also performs special fire-related rituals on Navroz’s day. On this day, sacred things like the image of Zarathustra, the candle, the vase, the scented incense sticks, the sugar, and the coins are kept in one place. There is a belief in the Parsi community that doing this increases happiness and prosperity in the family. On Navroz day, all family members go together to places of prayer. There is also a tradition of offering sandalwood in the sacred fire. After dedicating the sandalwood to the fire of the place of worship, the people of the Parsi community greet each other in Navroz.