Introduction to Persian calligraphy, with Dr. Tandis Taghavi

Persian calligraphy is the aesthetic inscribing accompanied by creating beauty. A calligrapher is someone who endeavors to create a beauty with artistic values in addition to inscribing the body of a text.This art is categorized as a visual art and despite its presence almost in all cultures, it shines in […]

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Iranian Ney, Persian Ney, Wind Instrument, Ney, Persian Podcast, Morteza Ghanbarnasab

How to learn Playing the Iranian Ney

Maestro Morteza Ghanbarnasab Behbahani is an Iranian Ney and Ney-Anban player and a lead performer in “Chavoosh Behbahan” ensemble. He played Ney since he was 17 and has partnered with many renowned artists, and made various recordings hereunto. In this episode I had the honor to speak with him and […]

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Persian Tar, Persian Podcast, Hamed Zamanian, Persian Music, Iranian music, Iranian folkloric Music, Persian Traditional Music

Persian Tar or the King of The Iranian Orchestra

Hamed Zamanian is a great Persian Tar player. He is the lead player in “Chavoosh Behbahan” and “Kish e Mehr” ensembles. In this episode, I talked to Hamed about his experience in playing Tar; where and how he started and how can other people learn playing it as well. We […]

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Marcel Bassirian and the message of Rumi

Marcel Bassirian is a globally renowned Iranian American lecturer. He has well studied and educated the Persian literature over the years. He currently travels to different countries throughout the world to share the thoughts and beliefs of Rumi in both Persian and English languages. His aim is to distribute the […]

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Punctuation marks in Persian language, Part one

Correct use of punctuation marks is important in any language when it comes to writing a good script. The correct use of period, comma, question mark, quotation mark, semicolon and colon in Persian language is discussed in this episode. This episode is spoken entirely in Persian and the rest of […]

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16 Traits of a good script

Sixteen traits to note when writing a good script was discussed in Farsi on this episode. Features that any good Persian script must possess to have the best impact on the readers mind.  

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Introduction to Persian Podcast & about me (in English)

This is an Introduction to Persian Podcast in English language, for those of you who don’t speak or understand Farsi (but you’ve started it already, I hope). In this episode I’m talking about the conceiving of this podcast and also a little about myself so you can get to know […]

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Learn Persian language in Ferdowsi university of Mashhad

In this episode, I am talking to Lou Don from wulumuchi county in Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region in northwest China. He is 23 years old and he came to Iran in center of Persian language learning in Ferdowsi university of Mashhad to learn Persian language. Lou has been in Iran […]

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Talking about Rumi at Ferdowsi university in Mashhad

In this episode, I interviewed a student in Persian literature. Ms. Maryam Hoseini, 4th year student of Persian literature at university of Ferdowsi in Mashhad joined me on this podcast. We talked about variety of subjects including her favorite poet Rumi. در این قسمت من با خانم مریم حسینی دانشجوی […]

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City of Mashhad

In this episode I’m talking about four major categories of tourism attractions in the city of Mashhad. Mashhad is Iran’s number 1 when it comes to religious attractions. But it’s not all. Mashhad is also important from other tourism aspects as well which I’ve briefly covered here. This entire episode […]

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Formal and Conversational Farsi & The beautiful city of Tehran

Persian language is used in formal and informal or conversational forms. In this episode I talked about difference between conversational and written Farsi. This episode was recorded almost right after I arrived to Iran after quite a while, so I felt like talking to you about my impressions about city […]

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