Book and articles by Dr. Kersey Antia
A true Scholar of Zoroastrianism, Dr. Kersey Antia is the Zoroastrian High Priest of Chicago, Illinois, a position he has held since 1977.
He attended the M.F. Cama Athornan Institute in Bombay for 9 years where he received an award for excellence, and became an ordained priest at the age of 13.
He studied Avesta and Pahlavi in secondary school and at the University of Bombay . While in college, he received essay-awards from the K.R. Cama Oriental Institute, and has served the community as a volunteer priest ever since his first job as a Tata officer in 1960.
(Source: http://www.vohuman.org/Author/Antia,Kersey.htm )
- A Prayer Guide: Suggested prayers for all occasions.
- The Navjote Ceremony — A Zarathushti Initiation.
- The Gist of the Jashan celebration.
- A Guide to Prayers for Departed Loved Ones.
- Fire and Fire-temples in Zoroastrianism Through the Ages. (2018, used with permission).
- Dasturji Khurshed Shapurji Dabu (April 20.1889 - October 30,1979) - A Life Sketch & Reminiscences.
- A Brief Biographical Sketch of Dastur Bode.
- Views of Scholars Refuting Zoroastrian Influence
- Dr. Antia's recordings of the Gathas, or sacred hymns of Zarathushtra.
- Godís Good Rule, Vohu Kshathra. (To be Chosen by Man).
Originally published in An Introduction to the Gathas of Zarathushtra, No. 5,
edited by Dina G. McIntyre. Pittsburgh: February, 1990. Copyright © 1990 by Kersey Antia, used with permission.
- Gathic Thought East of Persia — A Quest Long Overdue.
- The Omnipotence of Ahura Mazda, as depicted in the Gathas.
- Romano Persian Rivalry for the East-West Trade:
Trade relations between Iran and India from prehistoric times as a contributing factor to the
Parsi pilgrims settling in India.
- Sensible solutions for surviving transformation in Zoroastrianism by adhering to the basic precepts of the Prophet.
- A brief review of Yezidi beliefs and customs,
and of any possible relations between them and Zoroastrian beliefs and customs.
- Book Review. The Talmud in its Iranian Context, Bakhos, Carol, and M. Rahim Shayegan. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012.
- Book Review. Zoroastrian Rituals in Context,
edited by Michael Stausberg, Leiden: Brill, 2004..
- The Question of Assyrian Influence — a review of
Simo Parpola: "The Originality of Teachings of Zarathustra in the light of Yasna 44" (2004).
- Book Review. The Death of Ahriman, Culture, Identity, and Theological Change
Among the Parsis of India by Susan Stiles Maneck, 1997. (This review was first published in FEZANA Journal, Summer 1998.)
- Book Review. The Parsis of India -- Preservation of Identity in Bombay City by Jess S. Palsetia, 2001.