Dr. Stanley Insler, Chairman of the Department of
Linguistics at Yale University, 1978-1989, is a world-renowned Gathic scholar. His
translation of the Gathas is widely considered to be one of the most current and
definitive works on the subject. He was educated at Columbia, Yale, the University of
Tubingen, and the University of Madras. He has taught at Yale since 1963, where he
presently holds the position of Salisbury Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology.
He has lectured and published widely on subjects dealing with the ancient languages and
texts of India and Iran, including the Gathas, and is a member of the American Oriental
Society, the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain, the German Oriental Society, and the
French Oriental Society, among others.
- The Love of Truth in Ancient Iran
Zarathushtra’s Genetic System
- Zarathushtra's Vision