The vernal equinox -- when the sun is directly over a specific point on the equator before moving north -- is at 11:49 tonight, the earliest arrival of astronomical spring in 124 years. Why so early? It's complicated, related to the leap year of 2000 and daylight saving time. NoRuz, Nowruz, Navroz...
The Promise of Inclusion, the Power of Love: NoRuz, the Zoroastrian New Year What started over 3000 years ago in Iran during the height of the great Achaemenian Zoroastrian kings— the celebration of the first day of spring — has now become a major festival of joy and love to herald the arrival of...
Zoroastrians Throughout North America Celebrate Ancient Tradition of NoRuz, Ushering in a “New Day” to Mark the Turn of the Spring Equinox Zoroastrians throughout North America will mark the celebration of NoRuz (pron. nouˈɾuːz), Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the official turn of the Zoroastrian New...
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