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Vank Church

The new year celebration (2008) inside the historical Vank Church in Isfahan. مراسم آغاز سال ‌٢٠٠٨ميلادي – كليساي وانك                          

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Christmas in Tehran, Iran کریسمس

Merry Christmas everyone 🙂 Here are some pictures of Christmas 2008 in Tehran, Iran. I have heard nowadays some Muslim Persians celebrate this holiday along with Iranian Christians…don’t get excited. It’s just a showoff!

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A Church in Tehran

I think this church is called Sourp Sarkis Mother Church. It is an Armenian Apostolic Church located in Karim khan Ave. in upper central Tehran. Looking at these pictures simply reminds me of numerous memories as a kid.     … Continue reading

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Christmas in Tehran

Pictures were taken in winter of 2005 in Tehran. Christianity has a long tradition in Iran. During Saffavid dynasty they became an important part of Iranian struggle against Ottoman Turks. Sadly, majority of them have left the country for the … Continue reading

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Nazri Cooking

Nazri in Persian means the food cooked in honor of Shi‘ite Imams or God and is given to the poor, family and friends.This is an Iranian Muslim tradition of Nazr. Nazr occurs when you ask something of God, and promise … Continue reading

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Iranian Armenian woman

An Iranian Armenian woman prays at a church in Tehran October 2, 2007

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