Vada Dasturji Khurshed Dastoor

Vada Dasturji Khurshed Dastoor serves as the High Priest of the Iranshah Atash Behram, Udvada.

Dasturji Khurshed completed his religious education at the Dadar Athornan Institute and his academic education at Dadar Parsee Youths Assembly High School. He was initiated as a Sampoorna Priest at an early age of 12. He has performed higher liturgical ceremonies at Iranshah Atash Behram since the young age of 16.

As part of his religious and spiritual duties, he delivers lectures on the Zoroastrian Religion and History. He also addresses social and community issues with vast community members of varied age groups – comprising of children, youth and adults – all over Mumbai, India and North America. He has also delivered an address at the Jewish Synagogue in New York on the comparative aspects of Zoroastrian and Judaic religions.

Dasturji Khurshed was felicitated by the Mayor of the city of Houston in Texas, U.S. by declaring 9 September 2016 as “Dasturji Khurshed Dastur Kaikobad Dastoor Day” at a glittering ceremony conducted at the Zarthushti Heritage and Cultural Center in Houston.

In December 2015 and 2017, Dasturji Khurshed was instrumental in planning and holding the mega bi-annual event “Iranshah Udvada Utsav” (IUU) at Udvada, wherein a large number of Parsi/Irani Zoroastrians, aggregating 4000 in number, gathered from all around the world to celebrate and enjoy our rich and diverse Zoroastrian culture.

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