Year 2014 saw rapid development and changes in the Zoroastrian College campus near Sanjan.
Thanks are recorded to Ervad Jal Bhesadia who has seriously and actively undertaken the task of keeping the spiritual white light centre going by daily recitation of Avestan Manthras. This young Zoroastrian Mobed is the backbone of the College. His family lives near by on the other side of the Talasari highway. He comes daily to perform the Boye ceremony for the holy fire and the Afringan Farokshi and Satum Zoroastrian prayers, invoking Blessings for over 300 departed souls whose names are included in the IN MEMORIAM LIST (naam grahan.)
In month of March 2014, the 19th annual Fasli Fravardegan ceremonies were performed in the College building by Ervad Adiba Dadiba Gowadia, Ervad Rayomand Noshir Dastoor who also performed the Baaj ceremonies at the Agiary at Sanjan, and Ervad Jal Bhesadia. On 21st March the annual Navroze Jashan ceremony was performed in the morning.
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DEVELOPMENTImmediately after the Jashan ceremony on 21st March, Ervad Adiba Dadiba Gowadia and |Ervad Jal Bhesadia jointly performed the “Bhoomi puja” ceremonies in the Avestan manner for laying the foundation stone of the first of 6 new residential buildings for which planning permission had been obtained.(see photos)
The building construction contract was given to Mr. Dakshesh Raut of Krishna Constructions. Construction work had been started at the end of January 2014 with long trenches being dug in the ground for the foundation. Zoroastrian College records its grateful thanks to Dr. Pankaj Agrawal of Indore for the excellent RC plans he has designed for the 6 new college buildings.
In May 2014, THE BOARD OF STUDIES MEETING was held for the first time at Zoroastrian College near Sanjan. The persons attending the meeting included the following
1. Dr. Meher Master-Moos – President,
2. Dr. Dara Rupa, 3. Mr. Narendra Shah (Treasurers)
Society Members Invited for Governing Body Meeting
1. Dr. M. K. Ozha,
2. Dr. Shashikant Seth,
3. Dr. Mrs. Usha Nair-Iyer
4. Dr. Mrs. Mangala Chavan
Persons invited and were present
Ms. Khurshid Cooper, Vaid Mrs. Pervin G. Bhumgara, Dr. R. N. Shukla, Mr. Tushar Gandhi, Dr. Prem Sethi it was decided to appoint Mr. Tushar Gandhi as Engineering supervisor on behalf of Society.
Throughout the year groups of research thesis candidates have been staying at Zoroastrian College near Sanjan to complete their research work projects of making use of the library facilities. The groups included Dr. Princy Palatty, Jaswant Singh Pangaria, Mrs. Neesha Kothari, Mr. Tushar Gandhi, Mrs. Jyoti Nair, Gautam Reddy, Dr. Mrs. Sumita Satarkar, Dr. Shilanand Hemraj, Rajesh Kankavlikar, Dr. Udaykumar Padhye amongst others.
2017 January 15th – the plinth slab of the new building was cast in presence of Dr. M. K. Ozha, Dr. Shashikant Seth, Dr. Meher Master-Moos and the volunteer team led by Milton Nadar.
2017 February 31st World Congress- on 4th the Congress was held at Zoroastrian College near Sanjan & 5th the Congress was at Russian Centre for Science & Culture and thirty-eighth Convocation. Indore Centre Head Dr. M. K. Ozha passed away on 3rd February one day before the Congress in Indore; and one day after the Congress on 6th February Zoroastrian College Interfaith Dept. Head Fr. Albert Nambiaparambil cmi passed away in Kerala.
2017 February 4th – 1st Jashan ceremony performed on the plinth of the new building by Ervad Rayomand N. Dastoor and Ervad Jal Bhesadia immediately before the commencement of the World Congress
2017 March – our NGO sent 6 ladies delegation to United Nations to attend 61 Women’s Conference in NY - Dr. Mrs. Laxmi Shah, Dr. Mrs. Jasmi Doshi, Dr. Mrs. Vandana Lulla, Dr. Mrs. Sumita Satarkar, Dr. Mrs. Usha Nair, Ms. Raisa Palatty 2017 March 12-21st DIVINE EVENT – Higher Spiritual Beings – Asho Farohars of ancient time period holy Zoroastrian persons landed in a space craft on the terrace of the Zoroastrian College old building. They manifested themselves and showed they had come to help with the project work of the Zoroastrian College to create a spiritual white light centre for saving the Planet Earth. They indicated that many “baaj” purification ceremonies should be performed on the area of the 6 new buildings which are to be constructed. On 16th March Ervad Yazdi Karanjia came from Indore Agiary to Zoroastrian College near Sanjan and performed the first Baaj ceremony on the plinth of the new building in the presence of Ervad Adiba Dadiba Gowadia, Ervad Jal Bhesadia and Dr. Meher Master-Moos. On 21st March the 2nd Jashan ceremony was performed on the new building plinth by Ervad Adiba Dadiba Gowadia & Ervad Jal Bhesadia.
2017 May 22nd at Latur Rameshwar, Prof. Dr. Karad head of World Peace Centre MIT Pune, conferred prestigious award on 5 lady educationists one of whom was Dr. Meher Master-Moos in memory of his late elder sister Purnabrahmayogini Tyagamurti Mrs Prayagaakka Karad.
2017 June Mid Year Conference in Mumbai at Russian Centre for Science & Culture and thirty-ninth Convocation.
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