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Jashn-E Tirgan
Religious Festivals

Jashn-e Tirgan is an ancient summer festival, celebrated some three months after the spring NoRuz. Tirgan is devoted to the divinity Tir and is associated with the dog-star Sirius, the coming of the rains in Iran and the fertility they bring. On this day it is customary to visit the Fire Temple to give thanks to Ahura Mazda, and to participate in a jashan or thanksgiving ceremony.

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United Kingdom

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Contact: Becky Lamyman
E: rsl7@kent.ac.uk
Categories: Religious festivals

 

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