Persian Culture & Traditions

 

RITUALS OF IRAN, MARRIAGE CEREMONY, HISTORY AND SYMBOLISM ,

 by Massoume Price
“ I say (these) words to you, marrying brides and bridegrooms! Impress then upon  your mind: May you two enjoy the life of good mind by following the laws of religion. Let each one of you clothe the other with righteousness. Then assuredly there will be a happy life for you”-  Yasna 53.5, ancient Zoroastrian  textbook.

The Iranian wedding ceremony despite its local and regional variations, like many other rituals in the country goes back to the ancient Zoroastrian tradition.

 
MOHARRAM & OTHER RITUALS OF DEATH IN IRAN, A HISTORY , by Massoume Price
Life after death has been a major theme with all the religions and the passage from this life into the other has been dealt with in a variety of ways, depending on the particular belief system. The major religions of Iran can be divided into three distinct periods.
 
Iran's Contribution to the World , by Badi Badiozamani
Today's civilization is the product of the genius and contributions of many nations.  Some nations lived for a span of time, contributed to the world and vanished completely from the face of the earth.  Others stopped making any new offerings after a period of time, while some started very early and still continue contributing to the modem civilization.
 
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