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The Navjote of a Converted Zoroastrian Bahai

AuthorManeckji Nuserwanji Dhalla
Title of item
The Navjote of a Converted Zoroastrian Bahai
Subtitle of item
(Chapter 68)
Parent publication   Dastur Dhalla, the Saga of a Soul: Autobiography of Shams-ul-ulama Dastur Dr. Maneckji Nusserwanji Dhalla
Editor, translator, etc.  
Gool & Behram Sohrab H. J. Rustomji, trans
Publisher of this ed.
Karachi: Dastur Dr. Dhalla Memorial Institute
Date of this edition 1975
Date of first ed.
Permission public domain
Posted 2022-08-20 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Biographies and Book excerpts
Abstract Overview of the Faith, and the author's interactions with Bahá'ís in the early 1900s. (Navjote is the initiation ceremony where a child receives his/her ceremonial garments and first performs the Zoroastrian ritual.)
Notes Complete text is online at PDF below from Microsoft Word version prepared by Mike Thomas (2022).

See also Appendix F: Indian Zoroastrians and the Bahá'í Faith in Zoroastrian Conversions to the Bahá'í Faith in Yazd, Iran, pp. 102-104 (Maneck, 1983).

Tags Conversion; Interfaith dialogue; Opposition; Zoroastrianism
Locations New York; United States (documents); Tihran; Iran (documents); Karachi; Pakistan; Pune; Mumbai (Bombay); India
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