Rustom Beheram Jafrabadi

 

( "Agha Baidul" - Great Baidul )

 Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
Image rendition by Anthony Zois.

 

Born : 3rd March, 1894, Jafrabad, Yezd, Iran ( Persia )

Died : 23rd January, 1970 - Meherazad, India

Buried : Lower Meherabad Men's Graves, India

Married : Sultan ( Soltoon ) J.Shirmand - ( her father ; Jamshed Beheram Shirmand )

Children : Sawa / Sarwar ( Married name : Taraporewala ) d. 9th July 2012

                  Faredoon, Banu, Beheram, Hormazdiar, Dowla

Parents :  (F) Beheram Jafrabadi, (M) ?

 

Nationality : Iranian / Indian

 

Passport photo. Courtesy of LM Vol.2  p.367
Passport photo. Courtesy of LM Vol.2 p.367
Image rendering by Anthony Zois.
Image rendering by Anthony Zois.
1923.  Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
1923. Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
 1923 Quetta, Br. India ( now Pakistan ). Courtesy of LM Vol. 2  p.536.
1923 Quetta, Br. India ( now Pakistan ). Courtesy of LM Vol. 2 p.536.
 1922 - Bombay, Br. India. Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
1922 - Bombay, Br. India. Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
 Courtesy of Lord Meher : Vol.2 page 400-1, 1st Edition
Courtesy of Lord Meher : Vol.2 page 400-1, 1st Edition
Courtesy of MN Collection
Courtesy of MN Collection
Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
21st June, 1923 - Mt. Urak, Quetta ( then British W. India ) ; Rustom is seated centre-left amoungst Baba's men mandali. Courtesy of Glow Int. magazine -Fall 2018, also, Lord Meher  Vol.2  p.532.
21st June, 1923 - Mt. Urak, Quetta ( then British W. India ) ; Rustom is seated centre-left amoungst Baba's men mandali. Courtesy of Glow Int. magazine -Fall 2018, also, Lord Meher Vol.2 p.532.
1928 : Toka, India. Image rendtition by Anthony Zois.
1928 : Toka, India. Image rendtition by Anthony Zois.
1928 : Meher Baba with Baidul and boy student. Courtesy of LP p.20
1928 : Meher Baba with Baidul and boy student. Courtesy of LP p.20
1928 : Meherabad, India. Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
1928 : Meherabad, India. Image rendition by Anthony Zois.
Courtesy of Lord Meher  Vol.3  p. 736-7.
Courtesy of Lord Meher Vol.3 p. 736-7.
Coutesy of Lord Meher  Vol. 3  p.1018. Toka,India-Meher Baba is with the Meher school for boys, Baidul is in the back row standing in the black hat. Chhargan is next to him, also Baba's brother Jal Irani.
Coutesy of Lord Meher Vol. 3 p.1018. Toka,India-Meher Baba is with the Meher school for boys, Baidul is in the back row standing in the black hat. Chhargan is next to him, also Baba's brother Jal Irani.
Baidal is standing in the first row on the left wearing a white jacket  & black hat. Courtesy of LM.
Baidal is standing in the first row on the left wearing a white jacket & black hat. Courtesy of LM.
1940 : Meherabad, India. Baidul is standing 3rd from the left. Courtesy of MN Publ.
1940 : Meherabad, India. Baidul is standing 3rd from the left. Courtesy of MN Publ.
MSI Collection : Baba washing the poor.
MSI Collection : Baba washing the poor.
Meher Baba on top of Seclusion Hill. Baidul on the right. Image rendetion by Anthony Zois.
Meher Baba on top of Seclusion Hill. Baidul on the right. Image rendetion by Anthony Zois.
1950s : Baidul is seated 2nd from the left with beard.
1950s : Baidul is seated 2nd from the left with beard.
MSI Collection ; India
MSI Collection ; India
MSI Collection
MSI Collection
MSI Collection
MSI Collection
Baidul photographed at Meherazad some time between 1969 and early 1970. Photo courtesy of the Sriramamoorthy Collection on the AMBPPCT web site.
Baidul photographed at Meherazad some time between 1969 and early 1970. Photo courtesy of the Sriramamoorthy Collection on the AMBPPCT web site.
Baidul is standing on the far left of screen
Baidul is standing on the far left of screen