Sep 4, 2021, 4:47 PM
Journalist ID: 3080
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Pahlevani and Zoorkhaneh rituals are traditions that carry a rich ethical culture within. The name has been inscribed by UNESCO for ‘varzesh-e pahlavani’ 'heroic sport' or ‘varzesh-e bastani’ 'ancient sport' which refers to traditional wrestling or a system of athletics originally used to train Iranian warriors in Persia and the adjacent lands since the Achaemenid Empire (550 BC-330 BC). It combines martial arts, calisthenics, strength training, and music and pursues a state of spiritual peace and self-control in the human body and mind. September 4, 2021/Meysam Allaghemandan

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