What is Cháhár Shanbeh Súrí?
How do we celebrate
Cháhár Shanbeh Súrí?
A bonfire is made and those who wish to partake jump over the fire and say: "Zardíye man az to, sorkhíye to az man"
I give you my yellowness/sickness,
you give me your redness/health
Zard زرد Yellow
Sorkh سرخ Red
What do we eat?
A special mix of fruit and nuts called
Ajíle Cháhárshanbeh súrí.
Some examples of what is included:
Pistachios, Almonds, chickpeas & Raisins.
The legend goes, that if you partake in consumption of this special mix it makes your wishes come true.
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