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Zurkhaneh

Zurkhaneh: The House of Chivalry! Zurkhaneh : Varzesh-e Pahlavani (Heroic Sport) rituals are a class of ancient Iranian martial art, practiced in a Zurkhaneh ( or ZUR-ḴĀNA). Zurkhaneh meaning is “House of Strength”.  Zurkhaneh exercises target strength beyond physical that combine elements of Islam, Gnosticism and ancient Persian beliefs. Hence, Read more…

Qanat

Qanat

Qanat | Iranians Found Water Below Desert! Persian Qanat (or Kariz) is an ancient Persian invention of water supply system, which allowed permanent settlements and various civilizations in arid regions. So one might as well call it “Qanat Civilization” of about 3,000 years of antiquity! Persian qanat system taps into Read more…