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Cháhár Shanbeh Súrí 🔥

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What is Cháhár Shanbeh Súrí? 

It is a cleansing festival used to put behind all the anguish & challenges of the previous year.
It may be considered a purification practice.
Usually celebrated on the eve of the last
Wednesday چهار شنبه Cháhar Shanbeh
.‌before Persian New Year.

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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