Shams-ul-Ulma Dastur Dr. Darab Peshotun Sanjana

Shams-ul-Ulma Dastur Dr. Darab Peshotun Sanjana (1857-1931)
A profound Avestic and Pehlavi Scholar and author of several masterly treatises

by Unknown artist
circa 1930

Oil colour on photograph
29 x 26 in. (73.7 x 66 cm.)

He was a gold medalist who did advance research work in Avesta
and Pehlavi. He was a fellow at the Bombay University and
also studied German, French and Sanskrit. His most important
publications are the Dinkard, Volumes X to XIX.