Voices from Zoroastrian Iran


Voices from Zoroastrian Iran

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Interview follows format B and includes discussion about the situation of Zoroastrians in Iran from the perspective of a young Zoroastrian man.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B and contains discussion about the history of the Zoroastrian community in Ahvaz including the impact of the Iran-Iraq War, reflections on religious tolerance in the city and on emigration, and the opinion that religious ceremonies should be simplified.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B and includes positive memories of life as a Zoroastrian in Ahvaz and discussion about the decrease in the number of Zoroastrians in the city.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B and includes a brief account of the establishment of the Zoroastrian community in Ahvaz and discussion about the decrease in the number of Zoroastrians in Ahvaz.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B and includes the interviewee’s views about the reasons for emigration and its impact on the community, as well as references to the Iran-Iraq War.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B and includes discussion about the challenges facing the Zoroastrian community in Iran, in particular in relation to emigration and religious discrimination, as well as the interviewee’s personal reflections on the significance of the Avesta.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B and includes an anecdote about some Muslim friends of the interviewee accompanying him to the shrine of Pir-e Naraki, as well as information about the history of the Zoroastrian community in Khuzestan.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B with the first topics including the views of the interviewee, a mowbed, on rituals surrounding death, as well as information about the history of the Zoroastrian community in Ahvaz. The other interviews take place in Yazd, with a focus on the interviewee's views on business opportunities for Zoroastrians, and the relationship between faith and religious practice.

Recorded on: 2008-04-01




Interview follows format B with the first topics including the views of the interviewee, a mowbed, on rituals surrounding death, as well as information about the history of the Zoroastrian community in Ahvaz. The other interviews take place in Yazd, with a focus on the interviewee's views on business opportunities for Zoroastrians, and the relationship between faith and religious practice.

Recorded on: 2008-05-01