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In the heart of early summer, when the days are longest and the sun’s warmth is at its peak, the ancient festival of Tirgan bursts into vibrant life. Celebrated annually on Tir 13 (July 2, 3, or 4), Tirgan is…
Khordadgan is an ancient Iranian celebration that reflects the rich cultural heritage and philosophical depth of Iran. This festival is a significant part of the Zoroastrian tradition, rooted in the pre-Islamic era, and has continued to be observed by those…
The Teispids, a lesser-known branch of the Achaemenid dynasty, emerged as a significant political force in the southern Zagros region during the Iron Age, ruling over the ancient land of Anshan. Descendants of Teispes, the Teispids played a crucial role…
Zoroastrianism, a venerable Iranian religion with roots stretching back millennia, stands as a testament to the enduring spiritual legacy of the ancient Persian civilization. Known as Mazdayasna in its native tongue and colloquially referred to as Behdin, Zoroastrianism has played…
In the enchanting land of Iran, where the whispers of history mingle with the fragrance of saffron and the melodies of ancient poetry, a celebration unfolds like a mesmerizing story – Nowruz, the Iranian New Year. This annual spectacle, steeped…
In the ancient realm of Persia, where the sun painted the landscape in warm hues and the winds whispered tales of time, there existed a celebration that echoed through the corridors of history. Sepandārmazgān, a day veiled in the mystique…