Photo Story: The Parsi New Year in Mumbai

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An Indian Zoroastrian family takes selfies near the knights reliefs in a fire temple on ‘Nowruz’, the Parsi New Year Day, in Mumbai, India, 17 August 2019.

Nowruz is the first day of the first month of the Zoroastrian year which Parsi communities in India reportedly set according to the Shahenshahi Calendar.

Parsis are the followers of the ancient Persian religion known as Zoroastrianism, and live mostly in India, Iran and Pakistan.

 

Photos: EPA-EFE/DIVYAKANT SOLANKI

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