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Iranshah Âtash Bahrâm in , a town in Udvada Gujarat, India, is the holiest fire temple for the Parsi community?
include over 1,000 places of worship in Bangalore temples, 400 mosques, 100 churches, 40 Jain mandirs, three Gurudwaras, two Buddha Viharas and one Parsi Agiari in a metropolitan area of 741 km 2 (286 sq mi)?
invented Karan Bilimoria Cobra Beer and was the first Parsi in the House of Lords?
Charles D. Poston (pictured) petitioned the Shah of Persia for funds to build a Parsi fire temple near Florence, Arizona?
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Question 1: Solar panels have been installed in the Towers of Silence to speed up the ________ process but this has only been partially successful.
Question 2: This section contains information specific to the Parsi calendar. For information on the calendar used by the Zoroastrians for religious purposes, including details on its history and its variations, see ________.
Question 3: The 2007 film is based on the true story of a Parsi family caught in the crossfire of the 2002 Parzania ________ riots.
Question 4: However, a 2004 study in which Parsi ________ (matrilineal) was compared with that of the Iranians and Gujaratis determined that Parsis are genetically closer to Gujaratis than to Iranians.
Question 5: There is a smaller concentration of adherents in ________, where the sect was founded in the last decades of the 19th century.
Question 7: Of the eight Atash-Behrams (the highest grade of ________) in India, three follow the Kadmi pronunciation and calendar, the other five are Shahenshahi.
Question 8: ________ to determine purity of lineage have brought mixed results.
Question 9: ________ and Balochistan had once been the eastern-most territories of the Sassanid (226-651 CE) empire, which consequently maintained military outposts there.
Question 10: The 2006 film is a story about a dysfunctional Parsi family of Being Cyrus Panchgani that became the highest grossing ________ Indian movie.