Who can Participate?

  • Minimum age:

To take part in the project a person must be at least 18 years old.

  • Zoroastrian by choice:

A Zoroastrian 𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐚 𝐧𝐨𝐧-𝐙𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐲, i.e., both parents — mother and father — identified as non-Zoroastrians, and later in life you voluntarily chose to ordain yourself into the Zoroastrian faith through a Sedreh-Pushi / Navjote ceremony.

A Zoroastrian who was 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐚 𝐧𝐨𝐧-𝐙𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐮𝐬 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 and later accepted the Zoroastrian identity by undergoing a Sedreh-Pushi/Navjote ceremony.

A Zoroastrian born in a family where her/his ancestors were Zoroastrians but were compelled to adopt an alternate identity, and therefore you have 𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐨 ‘𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐭/𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐧’ 𝐭𝐨 𝐙𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐲 by undergoing a Sedreh-Pushi/Navjote.

A Zoroastrian who/whose family 𝐩𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐥𝐲 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐧-𝐙𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐛𝐮𝐭 ‘𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐲’ 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐙𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐬 and therefore s/he underwent a Sedreh-Pushi/Navjote ceremony.

  • A Zoroastrian/Born to Zoroastrian parent/s:

A Zoroastrian who was born into a family where both parents are Zoroastrians.

 

A Zoroastrian who was born to a Zoroastrian father and a non-Zoroastrian mother and underwent a Navjote/Sedreh-Pushi.

A Zoroastrian who was born to a Zoroastrian father and a non-Zoroastrian mother and has not undergone a Navjote/Sedreh-Pushi but identifies herself/himself as a Zoroastrian.

A Zoroastrian who was born to a Zoroastrian mother and a non-Zoroastrian father and underwent a Navjote/Sedreh-Pushi.

A Zoroastrian who was born to a Zoroastrian mother and a non-Zoroastrian father and has not undergone a Navjote/Sedreh-Pushi but identifies themselves as a Zoroastrian.

A Zoroastrian who was 𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐩𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐚 𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐚𝐭 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭 – 𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 – 𝐢𝐬 𝐚 𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 𝐙𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐲 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐙𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐫𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐚 𝐍𝐚𝐯𝐣𝐨𝐭𝐞/𝐒𝐞𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐡-𝐏𝐮𝐬𝐡𝐢 𝐜𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐲.

  • Any Zoroastrian or Zoroastrian-by-choice facilitator/religious teacher/priest/Mobed/para-Mobed/a religious leader.

  • A person of authority in the Zoroastrian and Neo-Zoroastrian community.