A Friendly Universe
McIntyre, Dina G.
Dina discusses natural
calamities, and other aspects of our existence, to demonstrate how
they fit into Zarathushtra's view that our existence has indeed been
in a way that is true and right (Asha), and our universe is a
A Sky Full of Stars
McIntyre, Dina G.
In this article the reader
is taken on a spiritual journey and exposed to a roam of possibilities
through the strength of the treasures buried in the Gathas of
Zarathushtra. The empowerment that comes from internalizing the Gathic
concepts is discussed.
A Zarathushtrian Approach to Quality Management
based on Gathic Values
Abreu, Dr. Jose Luis
At entrance to the 3rd
millennium, modern enterprises are uncovering the importance of
implementing quality control in every aspect of their business. Yet,
the moral and ethical aspects of human interaction frameworks that
can naturally result in quality implementation is to be found in the
ancient Gathic message. The author knowledgeable in both Quality
Management and the Gathic concepts is uniquely able to do justices to
the subject and to further our understanding of both studies.
Any friend of Zarathushtra is a friend of ours
Abreu, Jose Luis
this thought-provoking article the Zarathushtrian perspective on what
constitutes the basis of friendship and the camaraderie of the righteous
Building Good Families: Uplifting Our
provides insightful guides on keeping the right mental mindset in
view of adversity and desperate conditions that life may force upon
McIntyre, Dina G.
In this article the author
shows how treasures buried in the age proven wisdom of an ancient
philosopher that has been passed down through the generations can be
uncovered and through understanding the symbolism, our lives can be
greatly enriched and transformed. The wisdom conveyed in the message of
the ancient prophet Zarathushtra is discussed in this paper.
Echoes of Zarathushtra in the Modern Field of
Resolving conflicts by adapting
positive approaches that prevents stagnation, simulates curiosity and
learning, and promotes the search for new solutions is the inference one
gets from the Gathic message as elaborated in this paper.
For Love of Wisdom
McIntyre, Dina G.
A brief review of some of
Zarathushtra's teaching is given in this very enriching document.
Fury in the Gathas
Jafarey, Dr. Ali Akbar
Humans dealing with life
situations may experience spells of fury. The Gathic message suggests
fury causing defiance of logic and rationality is not only destructive
to mankind but also to entire living world. This article presents an
an informative perspective on the subject.
Happiness as a humanity promoting quality, and its
spiritual implications for the individual and the human society at large
is explored in this insightful article.
Implication of Zarathushtra’s Vision
of Freedom of Choice for Today’s Society
Zarathushtra's vision of Freedom of Choice for every mortal is not an
untrammeled one. It is based on the Good Mind
invariably striving for the Absolute Truth to give love and to serve
humanity, as a means of not only renovating one's soul but also
moving creation towards perfection. The significance of using the
privilege of Freedom of Choice is discussed in this article.
Leading a Good Life
Individuals inspired by
the principle of promoting righteousness in life stand to benefit from
the outcome of their actions. This article highlights how one can lead
a productive and uplifting life based on leading a good life.
Let me mould and shape my life in Zarathushtra’s
A brief and informative article on
the example set by Zarathushtra through his life that can help others
lead effective lives.
Mankind and the Freedom of Choice in Zoroastrian
Shroff, Kersi B.
This article produced on
the occasion of the 50th anniversary of universal declaration of Human
Rights by the United Nations, provides insight into the importance of
Freedom of Choice that has been much emphasized by Zarathushtra.
Need for Faith to Live By
Mehta, Cyrus P.
Who am I?” is the question man has
asked from the beginning of his earthly existence. The author gives
his perspective on how to go about answering that question, and
to experience a meaningful existence.
Setting The World Alight, Reflections on the
Antolak, Ryszard J.
Drawing on younger Avesta,
the Gathas, and later Persian sources, the author presents a thought
provoking view of renewal and evolution towards perfection.
Seven Gems from the Later Literature
McIntyre, Dina G.
With passage of much time
since the life of Zarathushtra, the Zarathushtrian religion literature
produced in the first millennium A.D. had a lot of ethical under-toning.
Some of the literature reflected non-Zarathushtrian influences that
had crept in. The philosophical emphasize of Zarathushtra’s doctrine was
not always evident in the religious texts of that period. In this
article, the author highlights seven fine examples of the strength of
Zarathushtra’s wisdom captured in literature of that period.
Studying the Gathas as a Pratical Guide to a Blissful Existence
and illustrative analysis of how the fundamental concepts embedded in
the Gathas of Zarathushtra can enable an individual live a blissful and
fulfilling life is given.
The Choice to Renovate and Renew the World
Awareness of the
circumstances surrounding our choices and the consequences of our
choices can be an important factor in bringing about social reform and
helping renovate the world. The significance of the contribution we
make through our choices is discussed in this paper.
The Enlightenment Message of Zarathushtra
generated an extraordinary transformation in the history of human
thought by promulgating a vision more than 3500 years ago. He emphasized
that religion is not a matter of membership of an institute but a matter
of personal conscience. This article tries to illustrate the parallels
between Zarathushtra's insight and ‘The Enlightenment’ movement in
Europe of late as the 18th century.
The Fire of Sraosha
Good decision making
conducive to the success of an organization most often
requires good judgment calls. Developing good intuition can help us
greatly make the right of judgment calls. In this insightful article Dr.
Abreu discusses the theological basis for developing good intuition.
The Fire of Aramaiti in Business Management
Abreu,Dr. Jose Luis
The Gathic essence of Aramaiti as a basis for our interaction with other
humans is explored in terms of its applicability to 21st century
The Freedom to Choose
Given the great emphasize
placed by the Zarathusthra's religious tradition on individual's moral
duty to choose their path in life, comes the responsibility to make the
righteous choice at every step of the way. The challenges surrounding
this issue and the considerations to be kept in mind are discussed in
The Gathas, Lessons to Grow Through
This article is based on
author's personal life experiences, and provides valuable insights on
how Gathic principles can enable individuals to lead more effective,
loving, caring and responsible lives.
The Healing Power of Forgiveness
Dinshaw, Farishta Murzban
Zarathushtra's outlook on life calls for working
towards an ever improving future. Through righteous acts moving
forward and overcoming the ill effects of past misdeeds. This article
discusses the healing power of forgiveness based on righteous
The Religion of Action
Highlighting the relation of
humanity with creation according to Zarathushtra's Vision, Dr.
Taraporewala captures the demand on humans in terms of the conduct of a
life of filled with action, and the consequence of their deeds.
The Vision of Zarathushtra
In this article, the author
explores the purpose of life and existence from the perspective of the
bigger picture based on the philosophical formulation of the World's
oldest standing religion.
Towards Right-Mindedness – Progressively
trying to adapt to a new environment, one can discover in the Gathas,
Zarathushtra's Message which helps them appreciate the effective and
life confirming role they can play in making their lives more productive
The trials of life are somewhat of a
rite of passage, an opportunity to experience the fullness of ourselves,
and much like any initiation, we can come out of it triumphant and
transformed, or we can be crushed to pieces. In this thought provoking
article, the author gives us a unique Zarathushtrian perspective that
can help us reach great heights in life.
Zarathushtrian Formula For Success In Life
In the Gathas, Asho
Zarathushtra lays out a simple, yet profound, guide for living our life.
These are very specific things that we can work on incorporating in our
life to achieve success in our life. If we inculcate these concepts, we
can empower ourselves to change our lives and begin to be on the road to
Success. These are very simple things to do in our day to day life. But
because they are simple, they are also very simple not to do in our
Zarathushtrianism: An Ancient Faith for Modern Man
An enriching article
touching upon some of the main principals of Zarathushtra's Philosophy
and its outward manifestation relative to human's relation with Ahura
Mazda and the rest of creation.
Zarathushtra's vital Message
In this insightful article, the
interconnectedness of humans' actions from a Zarathushtrian perspective
is discussed. Doing what is good or
"best" in each situation is often different than doing what is
advantageous or convenient to an individual. A butterfly flaps its
wings in one part of the world and sets into motion events causing a
hurricane far away: Zarathushtra's message can be the wing moving
people's minds - changing the life they lead from focusing on what's
best for one alone, towards a life improving the world for all people
Perspective on the Spiritual Needs of the Senior Citizens
Bagli, Ervad Dr. Jehan
This thought provoking paper analyzes the process of
ageing in the context of the immutable law of Asha, and the
vitality that humans can draw on.
Zoroastrian Ethics and Culture
Jafarey, Dr. Ali Akbar
Ethics as a cultural
underpinning helps define a society and its contribution to
humanity. The ethics derived from Zarathushtra's thought is discussed
and elaborated upon in this thought provoking paper.
Zoroastrianism: A Vision of the Future
Some of basic and essential concepts of
Zoroastrianism as it relates to individuals making morally responsible
decisions to prompt goodness is discussed in this insightful article.
Zoroastrianism and Humanity, best days yet to
This article discusses the role of
individuals in leading an effective life based on social consciousness.
The discussion of how Zoroastrian ideas can move humanity forward is