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A chief priest of the Parsees.
- After midnight on the third day the fire is shifted by the dasturs or priests in the absence of any artificial lighting to its temporary place in the ante-room.
- The dasturs are dressed entirely in white, and they are held in great esteem.
- Pervez Patel, a Parsi priest from Queens, New York, lead the ten dasturs, from New York and the northeast, in the ceremonies and group prayers including nine-year old Porus Khambatta.
Persian, from Old Persian dastōbār.
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