IPSIA Norouz

HAFT SEEN, is a tabletop arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally
displayed at Norouz, the Persian new year. The haft seen table includes
seven items all starting with the letter seen in the Persian alphabet:
1. Sabzeh ( wheat, barley, mung bean or lentil sprouts growing in a
dish) – symbolizing rebirth
2. Samanu (sweet pudding made from wheat germ) – symbolizing
affluence
3. Senjed (dried oleaster Wild Olive fruit) – symbolizing love
4. Seer (garlic) – symbolizing medicine
5. Seeb (apple) symbolizing beauty and health
6. Somāq (sumac fruit) – symbolizing (the color of) sunrise
7. Serkeh (vinegar) – symbolizing old-age and patience

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