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Khodadad Kaviani @KhodadadKaviani

educator, author, singer, and love Iranian culture

Seattle, WA

Christmas and Mehregaan

Meheregaanمهرگان and Christmas کریسمس Roots of Christmas can be traced to ancient Iran and current Zoroastrian calendar. According to the Zoroastrian/Iranian solar calendar, Zoroaster died on day of Khor (Sun = خور، خورشید) and the month of Dei (دی). So, Zoroaster died on the “Sunday” and that’s the date chosen for Christmas! Is this just a random ... Continue reading »

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Meheregaanمهرگان and Christmas کریسمس Roots of Christmas can be traced to ancient Iran and current Zoroastrian calendar. According to the Zoroastrian/Iranian solar calendar, Zoroaster died on day of Khor (Sun = خور، خورشید) and the month of Dei (دی ). So, Zoroaster died on the “Sunday” and that’s the date chosen for Christmas! Is this just a rando ... Continue reading »

Preserving Iranian Culture through Music

I have made available my 3 CDs for free download for use in celebrating Iranian Festivals like Norooz, ChaarShanbeh Soori, Sadeh, Mehregaan, Teergaan, and others. These include all the songs, the music, and the music notes. You can learn about how to access them at www.khodi.com or by going to http://www.4shared.com. (1)  ندای نیاکان، سرود جشن های ... Continue reading »