Parsi people

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Gujarati, English

Faravahar-Gold.svg Zoroastrianism

Parsi or Parsee (pronounced /ˈpɑrsiː/) refers to a member of the larger of the two Zoroastrian communities in South Asia, the other being the Irani community.

According to tradition, the present-day Parsis descend from a group of Persian Zoroastrians who immigrated to South Asia during 8th century AD,[1] due to persecution in Iran.[2][3][4] The long presence in the region distinguishes the Parsis from the Iranis, who are more recent arrivals, and who represent the smaller of the two Indian-Zoroastrian communities.

Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism / Mazdaism
Ahura Mazda
Zarathustra
aša (asha) / arta

Amesha Spentas · Yazatas
Ahuras · Daevas
Angra Mainyu

Avesta
Gathas · Yasna
Vendidad · Visperad
Yashts · Khordeh Avesta
Ab-Zohr
The Ahuna Vairya Invocation
Fire Temples

Dēnkard · Bundahišn
Book of Arda Viraf
Book of Jamasp
Story of Sanjan

Zurvanism
Calendar · Festivals
Marriage
Eschatology

Zoroastrians in Iran
Parsis · Iranis
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Persecution of Zoroastrians

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