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Roshni Rustomji-Kerns at her Navjote Ceremony

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Roshni Rustomji-Kerns during her Navjote ceremony with the main priest, Dastur Dhalla. In her oral history interview, Roshni shared her memories of home, specifically about her Navjote and the honor of having a highly regarded priest perform her initiation prayers into the religion. She shared in her interview that she has never forgotten the feeling of being in a sacred place and of the sacredness of the ceremony. She can still hear Dasturji praying, her praying with him, and being blessed as he prayed the Tandorosti prayers.

Roshni with her parents and sister at her Navjote ceremony.

Roshni in her Navjote ceremony attire and prayer cap.

Subject(s): Roshni Rustomji-Kerns
Type: Photograph
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Sharmeen Mehri
Contributor: Roshni Rustomji-Kerns

Collection: Sharmeen Mehri Fellowship Project
Donor: Roshni Rustomji-Kerns
Item History: 2022-07-14 (created); 2022-07-19 (modified)

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