Iran is a magnificent treasure of art and culture and the origin of festivities and joyous ceremonies in honor of all the values of life. These festivals are compatible with the natural calendar and are inextricably linked with seasonal and climate changes. In general, the ancient Iranian festivals in this land of rich civilization, are categorized in three groups: seasonal, annual, and monthly. Monthly Zoroastrian festivals for all 12 months of the year are held to promote the three famous attributes of good words, good deeds, and good thoughts.
The synonym for Azar meaning fire in Persian and In Iranian culture, fire is a sacred element of the world because it’s the source of life by bringing warmth and light. Azargan is celebrated on the 9th day of Azar and people pray to God to purify them.