As customary, since the opening of our Darbe Mehr in 1983, our Priests will perform the Muktad prayers on all five Gatha days. Names of dear departed family members and friends are to be submitted ahead of time for inclusion in the daily prayers on all five Gatha days.
This year, the schedule of prayers is as follows:
- Wed, August 11th – 7 pm – Ahunavaiti Gatha
- Thu, August 12th – 7 pm – Ushtavaiti Gatha
- Fri, August 13th – 7 pm – Spentamainyu Gatha
- Sat, August 14th – 11 am – Vohuxshathra Gatha
- Sun, August 15th – 11 am – Vahishtoishti Gatha / Pateti
- Mon, August 16th – 5 am – Farewell to the Fravashis
Please complete the Muktad Prayer Form (online or hard copy ) as soon as possible, but no later than August 8th, together with your payment to ZAC for $50 per name. No names will be accepted over the telephone OR once the prayers have started. Click below to access the respective forms:
A hard copy 2021 Muktad forms is accessible by clicking here. Please download the hard-copy form, fill it out and mail it to the address within the form.
Payments can be made online or through check irrespective of the medium of the form. Online payments can be made on this website (https://zamc.org/donate). Please select option “2021 Muktad Prayers” as the fund option.
Check payments can be mailed to Zoroastrian Association of Metropolitan Chicago, 8615 Meadowbrook Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
For Separate Muktad Prayer Arrangements at the Darbe Mehr, please contact Aban Vazifdar at 630-739-3507. The charge for private prayers is $500, payable to ZAC, with a limit of five names per family. For any questions or if you have trouble accessing the forms please reach out to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org