Parsi New Year marks the beginning of a new year for the Parsi, and this regional festival will be celebrated by the Zoroastrian community on August 17, 2017. The Parsi community in India celebrate this festive day with various traditions. Parsi New Year is also known as Jamshedi Navroz for the Persian King who began the Parsi Calendar called as Shenshai Calendar. There are various New Year quotes and sayings by famous personalities and celebrities that are used by people to wish everyone a Happy Parsi New Year. Parsi New Year Wishes: Best Quotes, SMS, Facebook Status & WhatsApp GIF Image Messages to send Happy Pateti 2017 Greetings.
Parsi New Year is a bank holiday in the Indian states of Maharashtra and Gujarat, and the festival is also celebrated as Navroz. The day before Navroz was initially celebrated as Pateti, however, over the course of time both the celebrations were clubbed together and celebrated on the day of Parsi New Year. Parsis follow the religion of Zoroastrianism, which is known as one of the oldest religion founded by Prophet Zarathustra. While Zoroastrians in the Middle East celebrate the new year in March, Parsis celebrate this festival in August according to the Shahenshahi calendar. Parsi New Year 2017: Date, History & Significance of Pateti Festival.
The celebration of Parsi New Year has a lot of traditional influence. Parsis indulge in cleaning their house, wearing new clothes and giving each other gifts on this day. Various delicious delicacies are also made especially on the occasion of Parsi New Year. In addition to this, Parsi people in the country also indulge in making charitable donations and helping the needy to mark a positive start of their new year. Here are some of the popular quotes that can be used to wish everyone a Happy Parsi New Year.
1. We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them. – Hillary DePiano
2. There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. – C.S. Lewis
3. Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. – Albert Einstein
4. Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year. – John R. Dallas Jr.
5. Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one. – Brad Paisle
6. Glory to God in highest heaven, Who unto man His Son hath given; While angels sing with tender mirth, A glad new year to all the earth. – Martin Luther
7. Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.– Sir Walter Scott
Another interesting and unique thing about the Parsi New Year celebration n the country is that the date of Parsi New Year is now the same as worldwide. The Persian New year is celebrated on the day of the equinox, on March 21. Since the Parsi new year date is finalised based on the Shahenshahi calendar, which does not include count the extra days of the leap year, the date has now moved 200 days ahead of the vernal equinox. (Edited By: Aishwarya Krishnan)