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TITLEThe Navjote of a Converted Zoroastrian Bahai: (Chapter 68)
AUTHOR 1Maneckji Nuserwanji Dhalla
CONTRIB 1Gool Sohrab H. J. Rustomji, trans.
CONTRIB 2Behram Sohrab H. J. Rustomji, trans.
TITLE_PARENTDastur Dhalla, the Saga of a Soul: Autobiography of Shams-ul-ulama Dastur Dr. Maneckji Nusserwanji Dhalla
PUB_THISDastur Dr. Dhalla Memorial Institute
ABSTRACTOverview of the Faith, and the author's interactions with Bahá'ís in the early 1900s. (Navjote is the initiation ceremony where a child receives his/her ceremonial garments and first performs the Zoroastrian ritual.)
NOTES Complete text is online at PDF below from Microsoft Word version prepared by Mike Thomas (2022).

See also Appendix F: Indian Zoroastrians and the Bahá'í Faith in Zoroastrian Conversions to the Bahá'í Faith in Yazd, Iran, pp. 102-104 (Maneck, 1983).

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