Nowruz (New Day) is Iranian New Year, which is obviously the Persian New Year. Nowruz is celebrated worldwide by the Iranian peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year.
What is Haft Sin (seven seen)?
Haft–Seen is a tabletop (sofreh) arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally displayed at Nowruz, the Persian new year. The haft–seen table includes seven items all starting with the letter Seen (letter) (fa) (س) in the Persian alphabet. here is an example:
- “Sib” (Apple): it is a very common item in almost every Iranian household Haft seen. Its main symbolic definition is “Health“, there is A privelant quote in Persian culture which says “If some one ate an apple in a day, he would never require a doctor! “
- “Sabze” (Grass): It’s also an inseparable item in Haft Seens, and its a symbol of Greenery, Nature and Exhilaration. Also there are some who claim it is a symbol of Love too.
- “Senjed” (Sea-buckthorn): an inseparable item which symbolize the wisdom and Regeneracy. In traditional medications Senjed was utilized to invigorate the brain and memory, and so it is considered as wisdom symbol in Haft-Seen.
- “Serkeh” (Vinegar): an inseparable item, which symbolizes the Disinfection. Also some believes that it’s a symbol for Surrendering and Satisfaction. In Persian literature vinegar is used to analohize the stress, tear, etc, since some deduce from that its symbolization meaning.
- “ “: (or Samanak, Samalak in Tajik, Sumalak in Uzbec, etc.) is a sweat paste made from germinated wheat, which is especially prepared for Nowruz and it has a history in pre-Islamic persian empire. Actually it is a symbol for Power and Bravery.
- Somaq” (Sumac): Sumac is a symbol for Patience and Tolerance. Also as Sumac is a flavor it also supposes that it is symbol for a Life Stimulation.
- “Seer” (Garlic): Such as Sumac some people consider it as a stimulation symbol. Also some believe that it is Contentment symbol and not to invade others’ rights. And also in Zoroastrian literature it is a symbol for Disinfection.
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The Parsi New Year, Jamshed-e-Navroz is celebrated on the first day of the first month of the Shehenshai calendar followed by the Zoroastrian faith. Named after the Persian ruler Jamshed, in whose reign the festival began, Jamshed-e-Navroz is symbolic of rejuvenation and rebirth.
Nowruz is also celebrated widely in Afghanistan. Also known as Farmer’s Day, the observances usually last two weeks, culminating on the first day of the Afghan New Year.
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The Persian New Year also known as Nowruz, is major celebration in honor of spring and the new year. In Middle Eastern and Central Asian communities, the vernal equinox ushers in Nowruz, a celebration of nature’s rebirth that lasts for two weeks.