It was a city before Bombay and New Delhi and Madras and Calcutta and Bangalore existed. It wasn’t designed by outsiders and it had a urban culture developed by its citizens, much of which it retains today.
In a world where money is the primary means of transaction, a group of people in India are trying to instil and encourage peer-to-peer generosity by rubbing off price tags from products and services - and leaving it forconsumers to decide their worth.
Preserving their tradition is very important to the Parsis, especially because of their community's diminishing size. Today, there are only an estimated 140,000 Parsis remaining worldwide, most of them living in India.