Jashan-e Adargan (Zoroastrian)
Jashan-e Adargan is a celebration ceremony, a Jashan, performed on Adar day of Adar month, in
honor of Adar or Atarsh, a Pehlavi name derived from the ancient Avestan term “Athro”. Adar means
Fire, which being a life-giving element for all creation in our world, is highly revered by Zoroastrians.
Fire represents the Highest Righteousness to a Zoroastrian reminding her/him to mindfully live a
righteous life. Adar is associated with Ardavahisht.