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The Parsis worship the holy fire consecrated out of 16 types fires including (as Wikipedia tells me) that of a funeral pyre, a shepherd’s hearth, a goldsmith’s hearth, a potter’s kiln and a fire caused by lightning. 38 more words

Parsi

Azerbaijan, Land of Fire!

The blog is still alive! I’ve just been doing exciting stuff in real life like moving into a new place, and starting a new job… but I still want to keep writing about my adventures! 771 more words

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Udvada is something of a one-horse town — it gets over almost as soon as it starts. The economy of the town however revolves around the Atash Behram, the oldest and the holiest fire temple of the Zoroastrians. 355 more words

Parsi

Fire Temple, at last - Inside

Finally we had found and successfully gotten inside the fabled fire temple. Dark soot patches could be seen on the walls where we assume the fires burned below. 113 more words

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Fire Temple, at last - Outside

These are the steps leading up to the temple. The actual entrance is inside, as seen below, but first you pretty much have to go through someone’s apartment. 176 more words

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