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5 Things To Know About Singapore’s Parsis

Parsis were originally from Persia, or modern-day Iran. When Muslims conquered that part of the Middle East some 1,400 years ago, Parsis – who believe in the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism – fled in all directions.

A large number of them settled in India. And some 200 years ago, a small number came to trade in Singapore and stayed.

Through the years, they’ve tried to keep their customs and traditions – while adapting to their new home.

Here’s what we learnt about the small community of 300 Parsis in Singapore.

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