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Title: The World Zoroastrian Organisation

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... settle down into this land of Milk and Honey Regional Information News Events Main Contact Mr Darius Mistry WZO New Zealand WZO New Zealand 134 A Paritai Drive Orakei Auc Contact India India home to the largest though dwindling Zoroastrian population in the world c 65 000 known as Parsees WZO is famed in India for its charitable activities channelled through WZO Trust managed by Dinshaw Bachi Tamboly There is a wide spectrum of Zoroastrian opinion in India on matters of religious importance and the debates are often passionate Though their numbers constitute a minute percentage of the overall population of India their influence in spheres such as law politics business sport entertainment is significant Regional Information News Events Main Contact Mrs Meher Amersey WZO India WZO 15 Laburnum House Laburnum Road Gamdevi Mumbai 400 007 Contact Singapore Singapore has a small but active Zoroastrian population of about 80 households Gatherings tend to take place in private homes but for annual festival celebrations a central venue is chosen Religious events such as navjote or wedding or death rituals are conducted by the senior members of the community unless a visiting priest is on hand Regional Information News Events Main Contact Mr Russi Ghadiali Singapore WZO Singapore 19 Grange Road 20 21 Grange Hei Contact Pakistan Today Pakistan has only a total of 1660 Zarathushtis who live mainly in Karachi from which 76 individuals live in Lahore Pindi Islamabad Quetta and Multan Though few in numbers a very cohesive and respected community In Karachi regular monthly entertainment is arranged by the KZBM with KPI YMZA PPCA all coming forward with various competitions or amusement during the year These associations have been the source of maintaining the close friendship that exists among Karachiites Agiaris are in Karachi Lahore and Quetta Regional Information News Events Main Contact Mrs Toxy Cowasjee Editor of Hamazor WZO Pakistan WZO Pakistan Contact USA WZO USA has its HQ in Burr Ridge a suburb of Chicago Illinois Zoroastrians in USA number 14 306 of which about 80 are Parsees the remainder are Iranian Zarathushtis There are 21 registered Anjumans in USA in each large metropolitan area and 11 unregistered Small Groups who all are members of the FEZANA The established Anjumans have a Darbe Mehr with multifarious religious and social activities We are blessed with an active North American Mobed Council NAMC which guides the community in matters of rituals and religion Regional Information News Events Main Contact Mr Kayomarsh Mehta President WZO US Region WZO US Region 6943 Fieldstone Drive Burr Ridge Contact Canada Canada has seen an increase in the number of Zoroastrians resident now standing at approximately 10 000 with numbers recently reaching a balance between Parsees and those of Iranian origin They mostly live in Vancouver and Toronto where there are centres of worship for gatherings WZO Canada has recently been established here and we hope to organise educational and social events to maintain our customs Regional Information News Events Main Contact Mr Jehan...

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