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Persian new Year: The Harbinger of Harmony and Humanity

Spring is approaching and air is already redolent with the smell of jasmine and narcissus. Once again Iranians welcome, Nowrooz, heralding the New Day. An ancient and revered tradition celebrating spring with vegetation and the rejuvenation of the earth. 758 more words


Daryush I - ghosts that were, and Dreams by fleetwood mac

Daryush – half undressed – held the bowl over the lampshade and peered into it to make sure the goldfish was dead. It was. He’d known as much the moment he’d walked into the room but still his heart sank a little at this confirmation of expiry. 277 more words

Nowruz exhibit celebrates Persian New Year

~ By Nancy Barragan, student writer for the College of Arts and Humanities

The Henry Madden Library is hosting an art exhibition in honor of recognizing the Persian New Year called Nowruz. 360 more words

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Persian New Year Nowruz! Part 1

سال نو مبارک!

(sal-e no mubarak, happy new year!)

(Haft Seen by Nahid Nikzad)

Today, 21/03/2018 is the very first day of the year 1397! 846 more words


Happy Nowruz - Persian New Year

….I’m a day late

My daughter-in-law’s family celebrated Nowruz yesterday in Iran. I wanted to post the Iranian quilt square on this special day but I’m a day late. 14 more words


Kabul suicide bombing: Heavy casualties in Persian New Year's blast

At least 29 people have been killed and another 52 injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up during Persian New Year’s celebrations in Kabul. The “Islamic State” group has claimed responsibility for the attack. 553 more words

Love in a new language

It started with a research project for the novel I’m working on, but it’s quickly turning into an obsession: the culture of Persia. I became especially interested in the cuisine because my fictional main character has a culinary talent. 835 more words

J.M. Roddy