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