20 Most Mysterious Peoples of the World

6. Parsi

Parsi – an ethnoconfessional group of Zoroastrism followers in South Asia who have an Irani origin. Today their population amounts to less than 130 thousand people. The Parsi have their own temples and so called “towers of silence” for burying the dead (corpses are pecked by vultures). They are often compared with the Jews who were also forced to leave their homeland and who meticulously follow their cults. “The Irani league” in India of the early XX century propagandized homecoming of the Parci which that resembled Zionism of the Jews.

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