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    • Zurkhane Games and Tools (Part 3)
    • The Kabbadeh resembles a war bow and is made. In Persian culture it is known as a loose bow to practice using war bows. GholamrezaInsafpur narrates the book of MinaviKherad to have defined it as an ...
    • Zurkhane Games and Tools (Part 2)
    • The Zang (Bell) is used by the Morshed to synchronize physical exercises. Zang is cooper pot with a middle rod creating the sound by hitting bell walls. The Morshed uses the Bell to ...
    • Zurkhane Games and Tools (Part 1)
    • Zurkhane is the place to gain not only power but more morals, humbleness and less prejudice. Zurkhane sports are exercised in closed places resembling cellars and temples where the origins of Zurkhane grew. After Islam and ...
    • Zurkhane and modern sports
    • Development of media sports and sports in Asian and Olympic Games as well as lack of international system for the traditional athletics are among the reasons for slower growth of Zurkhane games compared to other games in the country. To develop its ...
    • Ancient Athletics in Islamic Civilization Era
    • Because of continued magnanimity tradition, new myths were created about the origins of these athletics that related it to Islam. These myths, however, were not purely fictional. Tradition of magnanimity apparently had been ...
    • Edward Brown on popularity of Zurkhane through history
    • Edward Brown, the great easterner, also believes Zurkhane has been popular since ancient times though with somehow different appearance and tools. Late Gholam Reza Insafpur believes Zurkhane as we know today has been popular since the ...
    • Zurkhane architecture and Mithraism temples
    • The ranking in Zurkhane including KohneSavar, Morshed, Pishkesvat, SahebZang, SahebTaj, and Noche remind us of seven rankings among Mithraism followers which may have been of the same origins. Athletes reaching the rank of mastery were honored by ...
    • Historical Foundations of Zurkhane
    • There have been a number of studies on the historical foundations of Zurkhane athletics after Iranian Parliamentary Movement . Iranian traditional athletics were called Zurkhane after ...
    • Iran Nature Day
    • Spring in Iran is truly the season of renewal of natures life. The pleasant fragrance of flowers of spring has spread all over Iran. Seedlings emerged from the soil and ...
    • The Iranian New Year Festival (Norouz)
    • Norouz is one of the oldest Iranian traditions marking the onset of spring and the Iranian New Year. It’s a celebration of the social, cultural, national and spiritual identity of Iranians. At the philosophical level, the celebration is ...
    • Impacts of Norouz on Iranians (Part 2)
    • Norouz and the New Year festivities are held in Iran and its neighboring countries. That is why it has remained among different nations and has even attracted more nations. During history, Norouz has always been known as a ...
    • Impacts of Norouz on Iranians (Part 1)
    • The arrival of Norouz in the beginning of spring is mixed with Iranian culture. Since long ago, Norouz has been the feast of nature, the feast of victory of light over darkness and spread of happiness in the world. Norouz symbolizes ...
    • Learn more about Bushehr Culture
    • The inhabitants of Bushehr Province are compassionate, kind, friendly, touchy and at the same time very hospitable, honest and religious people and they strictly adhere to Islamic teachings. They take part in
    • Traditional Iranian Dress (Part 3)
    • The dress of the people from Lorestan is very distinct and ornamental. The Lori dress tends to have hand-sewn designs such as paisley and flowers on the sleeve ends and rims of jackets and trousers. The head gear for the Lori people is ...
    • Traditional Iranian Dress (Part 2)
    • In contrast to the shorter skirts of the Ghoochani’s, the traditional Gilani dresses tend to be floor-length. The Gilan province, with a population of nearly 2 million extends from the Caucasus in the northwest of Iran to the western edge of Mazandaran. I
    • Traditional Iranian Dress (Part 1)
    • Iran is a vast country containing many different ethnicities and languages. As a result, the traditional dress tends to vary by region, territory and sometimes even individual village. By in large, the majority of the ethnicities pertaining to ...
    • Nowruz History
    • Although it is not clear whether proto-Indo-Iranians celebrated a ... Although it is not clear whether proto-Indo-Iranians celebrated a Although it is not clear whether proto-Indo-Iranians celebrated a
    • Nowruz
    • Nowrūz is the name of the New Year in ...