The principal aim of WAPIZ is to unite, preserve and promote traditional Zarthoshti beliefs and practices fused to a Parsi Irani identity anchored in learning and scholarship.
WAPIZ – Principal Objectives
To strengthen traditions and ensure that for generations to come our Parsi Irani Zarthoshti identity will continue to survive
To preserve and uphold our Parsi Irani Zarthoshti heritage, by safeguarding our fire temples, dakhmas and other religious institutions
To undertake socio-religious, economic and cultural projects, which will foster a commitment to the practice of the religion, as well as promote community welfare.
To foster learning which will help the community to live and propagate a Parsi Irani way of life
What WAPIZ Can Do For You?
WAPIZ will be a forum through which you can voice your concerns and actively work towards preserving our Parsi Irani-panu
WAPIZ will have developmental programmes and workshops to improve community well being
WAPIZ will seek to uplift poverty and initiate social programmes for community welfare
WAPIZ will present the Parsi Irani Zarthoshti point of view at world fora and will give greater visibility to the Parsi Irani Zarthoshti community at a global level
WAPIZ will create a knowledge and information base through our website and provide online information to the community and others
WAPIZ will identify and tackle some of the problems by our community members
Join WAPIZ to strengthen the Voice of Tradition and protect and preserve our unique Religious Identity
Founding Members of WAPIZ
Areez P. Khambatta: Industrialist; President, Ahmedabad Parsi Punchayet
Khojeste P. Mistree: Managing Trustee, Zoroastrian Studie
Homi P. Ranina: Corporate Lawyer; Former Trustee, Bombay Parsi Punchaye
Dr. Mehroo D. Bengalee: Former Vice Chancellor, Bombay Univresity; Former Trustee, Bombay Parsi Punchayet
Hoshang N. Wania: Chartered Accountant; Managing Trustee, Banaji Atashbehram
Jamshed J. Mohta: Agriculturist; Social Worker
Yazdi H. Desai: Director, Writer Corporation; Trustee, Kripa Foundation