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Parsi New Year

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Parsi New Year is a festival celebrated by the Parsi Zoroastrian community in India. The Parsi New Year is celebrated on the day of the vernal equinox, which usually falls on the 18th or 19th of August. The day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and joy by the Parsi community in India.

The Parsi New Year is celebrated as the beginning of the Zoroastrian calendar. It is believed that on this day, the universe was created and the Zoroastrian religion was founded by their prophet Zarathustra. The day is celebrated with prayers, feasting, and festivities.

The Parsi New Year is a time of renewal and reflection. People take the time to reflect on their lives and think about how they can make the coming year better. During the day, people exchange gifts, visit each other's homes, and share traditional Parsi food.

At the beginning of the day, people gather in the temple to pray and offer their thanks to God. They then exchange gifts and sweets with each other. After that, people gather around a bonfire and sing traditional songs. They also perform traditional dances around the bonfire.

The day is also a time for families to come together and enjoy each other's company. People cook traditional Parsi dishes such as dhansak, salli boti, and patra ni macchi. They also make special desserts like sev and falooda.

The day ends with a fireworks display, which is a symbol of joy and celebration. The Parsi New Year is a time for the community to come together and celebrate the start of a new year. It is a time of reflection and renewal, and a time to be thankful for all that we have.

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