Samanu, Senjed, Sir and Somaq on the The Tehran Times Haft Seen (Nowruz Week)
March 20th, the beginning of Spring is the beginning of Iranian Calendar as well.
We make a table setting which is called Haft seen (seven “S”). Haft seen has seven items which each should start with the letter “S” in Farsi.
Additional items on the Haft Seen setting are:
Sekkeh (coin) - symbolizes wealth and prosperity
Sonbol (hyacinth) - a spring spring flower
Mahi (goldfish) - symbolizes life
Tokhmeh Morgh (egg) - symbolizes fertility Sham (candle): symbolizes enlightenment