Spring is here, let the Nowruz festivities begin

The celebrations are a bit different among Ismailis.

“We celebrate Nowruz by distributing wheat grains, misri [rock sugar] and painted boiled eggs among each other,” said Hussain.

“The boiled egg represents life, misri represents sweetness and happiness, while wheat represents prosperity,” he explained. “Each of these good symbolises blessings of abundance and sustenance.”

He explained that the goods are distributed during the morning prayers which start at 5:30am at jamatkhanas.

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