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Dastur Meherji-Rana and the Emperor Akbar

Dastur Meherji-Rana and the Emperor Akbar

being a complete collection of the editorials and contributions relating to this controversy conducted in the Indian press

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Published by Ervad Dara S. Dastur Shapur Dastur Meherji-Rana in Navsari .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan, 1542-1605 -- Relations with Parsees.,
    • Meherji Rana, Dastur, d.1591.,
    • Kakaria, R. P.,
    • Parsees -- India -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDastura Meherajī-Rāṇā ane Mogala Śāhanaśāha Akabara.
      Statementcollected by Kharshedjee Manekjee Shastri (Nariman).
      ContributionsNariman, Kharshedjee Manekjee Shastri.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 93/61534 (D)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination14, 28, 105, 448 p.
      Number of Pages448
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1063174M
      LC Control Number93908878

        HE VISIT OF DASTURJI MEHERJI RANA TO MOGUL EMPEROR AKBAR’S COURT. Dastur Meherji Rana began his return journey to Navsari at the end of and in the subsequent years Akbar was.   In , Parsi theologian Dastur Meherji Rana was invited to the emperor’s court and he had detailed discussions with emperor Akbar and acquainted him about the Parsi religion. Similarly, Jesuit priests Father Antonio Monserrate, Father Rodolfo Acquaviva and Father Francisco Henriques etc., also came to the emperor’s court on his request.

      Meherji Rana’s presence in Akbar’s court was a great historic incident for not only the Parsis for Navsari, but for the whole Parsi community. Appreciating this, when he returned to Navsari, all the priests accepted him as the head of the Navsari priests, and for the first time the title of high priest (vadâ dastur .   The library is named after one of the most significant figures in the history of the Parsi community, Dastur Meherji Rana (b. ), a Parsi priest who visited the court of the Emperor Akbar in Fatehpur Sikri from , who, according to tradition, represented the Zoroastrian faith in the inter-religious dialogue at the Mughal Court.

      Adar Akbar Anklesar Arab Ardeshir Asdin Aspandiar Avesta B. B. Patel Behdins Behram Bhagarias Bombay Broach Bulsar Burzo Cambay century ceremonies Changa Shah Chapter colophon completed on day copy Darab Dastur Dastur Behman Kaikobad Dastur Meherji Rana Desai descendants Dokhma early Parsee Ervad Faredun fire-temple Gujerat Gustasp Herbad Hijri.   In the latter part of CE, he invited Dastur Meherji Rana, the religious head of the Zoroastrians from Nausari, Gujarat. The Dastur taught Akbar about the rituals, ceremonies, and practices of the Parsees. Under the Parsee rules, a sacred fire was started in the palace which was not supposed to be extinguished. The Zoroastrian influence on the emperor can be seen in the practices of sun .


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Dastur Meherji Rana is a renowned name in Parsi history and religious tradition mainly because of his very positive influence on the Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great. Akbar was born in and ascended the throne in at the age of fourteen.

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The story is about Dasturjee Meherji Rana in the court of Akbar, the Mughal emperor of India hundreds of years ago. The legend goes that Akbar invited the priests of all religions to show him the efficacy of their religions.

found: Dastur Meherji Rana and the Emperor Akbar, t.p. (Dastur Meherji Rana) added t.p. (Meherajī-Rāṇā) 1st group, p. 13 (Meherjee Rana) 2nd group p. 25 (Navasārīvālā marahuma Pahelā Dastur Meherajīrāṇā; d. 11/1/). According to a Persian biography in the library's possession, the Māhyārnāma (Manuscript F), Meherji Rana was chosen by the Mughal governor at Surat to have an audience with the Emperor Akbar to explain the Zoroastrian religion.

Dastur Meherji Rana is a renowned name in Parsi history and religious tradition mainly because of his very positive influence on the Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great. Akbar was born in and ascended the throne in at the age of fourteen.

Akbar had great love for matters spiritual and philosophical. Influence on Akbar the Great: The First Dastur Meherjirana is a renowned name in Parsi history and religious tradition mainly because of his very positive influence on the Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great, who had great affinity for spiritual and philosophical matters.

Although Muslim by birth, he was very secular and loved to discuss and understand other religious traditions. Before Meherji Rana left court he was given a land grant by the Emperor, in an area called Ghelkhadi, near Navsari." View Full Image A restored ‘firman’ in the library.

Established inthe first Dastoor Meherjirana Library in Navsari is named after the first Parsi high priest of India. The most priceless manuscript at the library is a framed original document deed that states ‘vighas’ of land has been granted to Dastoor Meherji Rana by Emperor Akbar.

Article by Ashleshaa Khurana | TNN. Inthe Parsi theologian Dastur Meherji Rana was invited to the Emperor ‘s court and he had detailed discussions with Emperor Akbar and acquainted him about the Parsi religion.

Similarly, the Jesuit Priests Father Antonio Monserrate, Father Rodolfo Acquaviva and Father Francisco Enriques etc. also came to the Emperor ‘s court on his. J J Modi’s ‘The Parsis in the Court of Akbar and Dastur Meherji Rana’ says, “The influence of the Parsis on the enlightened Emperor was such that Akbar incorporated Zoroastrian motifs, including the veneration of the fire and sun’, along with the visible symbols viz- the sacred shirt and thread.

Akbar ordered his vizier Abul Fazl to. The Story of Dasturji Meherji Rana and other Zarathushti stories How Dasturji Meherji Rana broke the power of the evil magician in the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar A Zarathushtri lady writes:"My grandfather had told me the story about the dastoorji who brought the sun down in the thali of water.

I can't remember. It appears the behdins of Navsari presented a piece of land near 'Piplla Wadi' in to Dastur Meherji in recognition of his service to the religion and community.

Dastur Meherji Rana is a renowned name in Parsi history and religious tradition mainly because of his very positive influence on the Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great.

In Emperor Akbar conquered Surat, so acquiring parts of coastal Gujarat, including Navsari (Stiles Maneck, pp. After his victory he met Meherji Rana and subsequently invited him to the court to give an account of his religion ().

Meherji Rana thwarted the sorcery of a Hindu priest named Jagatguru, who had caused a plate to ascend into the sky, appearing like a second sun. Before Meherji Rana left court he was given a land grant by the Emperor, in an area called Ghelkhadi, near Navsari.” A firman or sanad (deed) was issued under Akbar’s seal and signed by Abul Fazl.

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The original collection was composed by manuscripts belonging to priests of the Meherjirana family, among them Dastur Sorabji Framji, his sons Dastur Jamšedji Sorabji and Dastur Framji Sorabji, as well as Dastur Rustomji Kekobadji, Dastur Eračji Sorabji, and Dastur Edalji Navroji Meherjirana.

The most priceless manuscript at the library is a framed original document deed that states ‘vighas’ of land has been granted to Dastoor Meherji Rana by Emperor Akbar. Modi, J. The Parsees at the court of Akbar and Dastur Meherji Rana.

Modi, J. Notes of Anquetil du Perron,on King Akbar and Dastur Meherji Rana. Notes: Includes reproductions of various Gujarati and Persian documents. Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects: Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan, -- Religion. | Zoroastrianism. A Treasury of Zoroastrian Manuscripts: The First Dastoor Meherjirana Library, Navsari (with F. M. Kotwal). GIFTS OF LAND TO DASTUR MEHERJI RANA AND HIS FAMILY In recognition of the deep and lasting influence Dastur Meherji Rana had on Emperor Akbar and for the erudition and piety of the learned Dastur.

It appears the behdins of Navsari presented a piece of land near Piplia Radii in to Dastur Meherji in recognition of his service to the religion and community. Dastur Meherji Rana is a renowned name in Parsi history and religions tradition, mainly because of his very positive influence on the Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great.