Essays

“Aryan” Is the Correct and Proper Name of Our Race

aryan

by James Harting

BEFORE 1940 or so, the term “Aryan” and the name “Aryan race” were part of the ordinary vocabulary of every moderately-educated person in the English speaking world. Following the Second World War, “Aryan” fell into forced disuse and disrepute because of its association with National Socialist racial ideology. Winners write the history books, and “Aryan” was one word they wanted left out.

Instead, it was replaced by “White” in everyday use, and by “Indo-European” for use by historical and linguistic specialists. At some point in the 1970s, newspapers stopped capitalizing it, and it became just “white.”

Now we are told by our would-be masters that the White race itself does not exist – that it is merely a “social construct” designed to keep the colored races of the world suppressed.

Pretty neat trick, eh? First we are exterminated linguistically, then conceptually, and next – well, killing off the Aryan race can hardly be genocide, if it does not really exist in the first place – right?

An essential counter-measure to this genocidal design is for us to reclaim both our racial identity as Aryans – and the word “Aryan” itself.

The following is the truth about the term “Aryan,” which our racial enemies hate so much.

About 4,000 or 5,000 years ago there was a racially homogeneous collection of tribes who called themselves the “Aryans” or something similar. The name means the “Noble Ones,” and is related, for example, to the Greek words aristos (“the best”) and arete (“excellence in virtue”). In addition to being of one race or ethnicity, they all spoke the same language, and had common religion, legal system and social structure.

For reason of lamentable Political Correctness, in the post-1945 world scholars have chosen to speak of these people as the Indo-Europeans – but practically speaking, Indo-European and Aryan are interchangeable as racial designations.

There is much controversy about the precise location Indo-European homeland, but the consensus of informed opinion places it somewhere in Southeastern Europe (perhaps in the Danube basin) or Southwestern Asia (perhaps on the western steppes or maybe in Anatolia).

At some point in time there began a great outflowing from the Indo-European homeland. Some Aryan tribes moved east and south. The Indo-Aryans were that tribe or folk which crossed the Hindu Kush mountains and descended into the Indus valley, where they gave birth to the Classical Indian civilization. Others (such as the Mitanni) migrated to the area now known as Iran, where they created the ancient Persian civilization. Still others (such as the Tocharians), journeyed further eastward, towards the rising sun, venturing across the Takla Makan desert and into Western China.

All of these Eastern Aryans, over the course of time, intermarried with the more-numerous non-Aryan peoples whom they conquered. In consequence, they lost their distinctive racial identity, and became extinct.

But the Western Aryans, following the direction of the setting Sun, poured into Europe. The Hellenes conquered Greece, the Italic tribes conquered Italy. The Celts swept across Northwestern Europe, as far as Ireland. In Northern Europe, the Germanic peoples established their distinctive culture.

All of the nations and peoples of Europe, with the exception of the Basques in the west and the Finno-Ugric peoples in the northeast, are descended from the Western Aryans. (And the Basques and Finno-Ugrians are of related racial lineage, in any case.) Because the peoples they conquered were racially similar to them, intermixture between the Indo-European conquerors and the pre-Indo-European “Old Europeans” allowed the Western Aryans to maintain their distinctive racial identity to this day.

The names “Ireland” and “Iran” both mean “land of the Aryans,” and testify to the extent of Indo-European or Aryan settlement. Among the ancient Hittites, possibly the oldest Aryan civilization, we find documents using the term “nata ara” to refer to non-Hittites. It means exactly what you think it means: “non-Aryan.”

In The Histories (circa 450 BC), Herodotus actually uses the word “Aryan” to describe the Medes, who were an ancient people related to the Greeks, and who lived directly to the east of them. He writes:

The Medes were called anciently by all peoples “Aryans,” but when Medea, the Colchian, came to them from Athens, they changed their name. Such is the account which they themselves give.

In India, the Aryan tribes kept the name “Aryan” as their specific ethnonym (also in Afghanistan), where it continues to be used today, long after the last drop of pure Aryan blood has vanished.

Some scholars try to pretend that the term “Aryan” only has value when used linguistically or applied to the Aryans in India. But the historic and prehistoric record is clear: “Aryan” was a racial or folk designation long before it was appropriated as a narrow linguistic term.

Today, racially conscious White people throughout the world have proudly reclaimed this ancient racial descriptor as the proper name of their Race – and that is how it should be!

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Source: New Order

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29 Comments

  1. James Harting
    26 July, 2015 at 2:25 pm — Reply

    Thank you for reproducing this essay. I well remember that although Dr. Pierce used the term “White” as the designation for our Race in public outreach, that in private conversation he preferred the word “Aryan” as being more precise.

  2. aa
    26 July, 2015 at 3:24 pm — Reply

    Aryan is a good description. But it is a fact that 19th century racial writing frequently used White in reference to White people. A.H. made the term Aryan popular in the 20th century.

  3. Randy Benton
    4 February, 2016 at 8:54 pm — Reply

    Thank you for this book. I have noticed that you can’t hardly watch a Hollywood production without them pushing an Aryan women with an African American male. It has caused a trend that has turned into reality with these most of these girls winding up with a mixed child and all alone, slowly destroying our Aryan bloodlines and our culture. Who is responsible for this and is it an agenda?

    • Aileen Anderson
      15 December, 2017 at 12:08 pm — Reply

      You are a white supremacist. You are making it sound like all other races are dirty. As a mixed child myself, I find that very offensive.

      • Travon Martinberg
        16 December, 2017 at 1:16 pm — Reply

        Then why are you visiting this site?

      • Blondie
        16 December, 2017 at 2:58 pm — Reply

        Stay away from here then, it´s that easy.
        I am white and i prefer and value my own race first of all, so just stay away from us.

      • 21 January, 2019 at 11:18 pm — Reply

        Boo hoo.

  4. 28 October, 2016 at 10:47 am — Reply

    This is hateful. Who gives a “hoot” about what happened thousands of years ago, why this preponderance on race, nothing other than supremacy. We are a large melting pot my friend, as equal in God’s eyes as we should be in each others. Your education has made you hateful with statistics but you miss the point of humanity entirely. Driving home these identities only further alienates us from each other and is the starting point of violence. Hopeless and powerless people embrace the supremacy of these teachings, which are positively ridiculous. Even your qualitative terms listed below insure that this will never be publish, side-stepping amendment rights to free speech. Further proof that you are a legend in your own mind.

    • Kay
      7 November, 2017 at 7:13 am — Reply

      We are NOT all equal in God’s eyes. Try reading the Bible. The Aryan, the Adamite, is His chosen people, a royal race in His eyes, created in His image. This does NOT count for “all” races. The Bible itself wasn’t even written for any other race other than His chisen people, Israel = the Aryan race. Anything else is a blatant lie created to hide the truth. There is a reason blacks are called “beast of the field” in Scripture.

      • Aileen Anderson
        15 December, 2017 at 12:06 pm — Reply

        This leads onto a diffirent topic, that I don’t wanna start talking about, so I will say no more on this.

  5. 28 October, 2016 at 12:16 pm — Reply

    Someone is giddily hopping about in the Land of Unicorns, tipsy on Kool-Aid while humming Kumbaya..

  6. Tobias
    6 November, 2017 at 5:43 am — Reply

    “This is hateful” from “Boston Duprey”: So easy to trigger the non-identarians! That comment is like a photo of the Dresden killing of thousands of civilians at the end of the Second Allied-Jewish war on Germany: it paints a thousand words. Tell me one thing: since when is a people and even a race NOT entitled to identify themselves according to their own choice and will? What gives YOU the right to decide that YOUR signification of others is absolute and also the only one to be allowed? If you had any common sense, you will have learned that tolerance of others is a prerequisite if you want them to tolerate you. If you had any desire for knowledge, you will have learned that according to International Law protocols, EVERY group has the right and the duty to identify themselves in the manner of their free choice, be it along ethnic, linguistic, historical and even religious (any or all) lines. Whether you find that “hateful” is of no consequence. If we write: “Its OK to be Aryan”, feel welcome to feel the hurt.

    • Louwrens
      6 November, 2017 at 3:23 pm — Reply

      Thank you Tobias, for a smart answer to Boston Duprey.

  7. Inayat
    8 November, 2017 at 4:53 am — Reply

    Iran is not true word .it is used i early 20th century by the raza shah pehlawi and the britain propegate it iran is not pure aryan people the zoroastrian in persia are pure aryan story of Great Ariana – Khorasan
    Tajik refers to a group of Farsi speaking people who are believed to be one of the pure and close descendents of the ancient Aryans. Their country was called Aryana Vajeh and the name “Taa-jyaan” from which came the word Tajik is mentioned in The Avesta. Once they were part of ancient vedic kindgoms of Bahlika, Gandharva, Kubha and Kamboja and many more spreading to Serat [Herat] , Shiraz, Balochistan & then North West India.
    The name “Khorasan” is derived from Middle Persian khor (meaning “sun”) and asan (or ayan literally meaning “to come” or “coming” or “about to come”), hence meaning “land where the sun rises”
    Khor as in Khorseed or Khursheed meaning Sun is a derivate from ancient avestan & Sanskrit Surya. Some researchers believe in ancient Zoroastrian times and earlier vedic period this region was called Suryastan.
    On 30 August 1982 a very ancient temple depicting a Vedic chariot was found in the region of Tajikistan, known by Greeks as Bactria or – the Bakhdi of the Zoroastrian Avesta which was a derivate of earlier Bahlika the ancient Indian state.

    Balkh in ancient times was called Bahlika and later it became Balkx or Balkh. In Puranic literature it is clearly mentioned the ancient Janapada of Bahlika, Gandharva & Kamboja and many others.
    Balkh [bactria as written by Greeks] is a town in the province of Balkh, about 20 kilom eters northwest of the provincial capital, Mazar-e Sharif, and some 74 km (46 mi) south of the Amu Darya. It was historically an ancient centre of Zoroastrianism and Later Buddhism, and one of the major cities of Khorasan

    In pre-Islamic and early Islamic times, the term “Khurasan” frequently had a much wider connotation, covering also parts of Central Asia and Afghanistan; early Islamic usage often regarded everywhere east of western Persia, sc. Djibal or what was subsequently termed ‘Irak ‘Adjami, as being included in a vast and ill-defined region of Khurasan, which might even extend to the Indus Valley and Sind. Before Islamization of the region, the inhabitants of Khorasan had mostly practiced Zoroastrianism and even before Vedic cultures were prevalent.

    Greater Khorasan, a historical region which lies mostly in modern day Afghanistan, eastern Iran and parts of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The land that became known as Khorasan in geography of Eratosthenes was recognized as Ariana by Greeks at that time, which made up Greater Iran or the land where Zoroastrianism was the dominant religion.

    The Medes, a Western Persian people, arrived from what is today Kurdistan sometime around the 700s BC and came to dominate most of ancient Afghanistan merging with its Aryan Residents. They were an early tribe that forged the first empire on the present Iranian plateau and were rivals of the Persians whom they initially dominated in the province of Fars to the south. Median domination of parts of far off Afghanistan would last until the Persians challenged and ultimately replaced them from rule.

    Khorasan, in its proper sense, comprised principally the cities of Balkh and Herat (now in Afghanistan), Mashhad and Nishapur (now in northeastern Iran), Merv and Nisa (now in southern Turkmenistan), and Bukhara and Samarkand (now in Uzbekistan). Some believe that at certain times Khorasan covered a wider area, which included parts of Transoxiana, Soghdiana, Sistan, and extended to the boundaries of the Indian subcontinent. When the Arabs first arrived to the southern Hindu Kush to defeat the Zunbils, they recognized it as al-Hind (Sind), owing to the prevalence of Buddhists and Hindus (non-Zoroastrians) due to its cultural connection with Greater India. Sources from the 14th to the 16th century report that areas in the south of the Hindu Kush mountain range (Zamindawar, Balochistan, and Kabulistan) formed a frontier between Khorasan and Hindustan.

    First established as a political entity by the Sassanids, the borders of the region have varied considerably during its 1,600-year history. Initially the Khorasan province of Sassanid empire included the cities of Nishapur, Herat, Merv, Faryab, Taloqan, Balkh, Bukhara, Badghis, Abiward, Gharjistan, Tus or Susia, Sarakhs and Gurgan. In addition to these cities, Ibn Khordadbeh mentions the cities of Nas?, Marvrud, Zabulistan, Kabul, Termez, Bamyan, Sogdia, Farghana, Rivsharan, Jowzjan, Khwarazm, Khotl, Osrushana, Sajistan, Pushang, Kesh, Botam, Vardana, Gorgan and Transoxiana as part of Khurasan. The history says that Eastern parts of today Iran, the entire Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, southern parts of Kazakhstan, northwestern regions of China (Xinjiang), and the Indus Valley were part of Khurasan.

    Afghanistan Sanskrit Upgan+Sthan meaning the land of compatriots is an ancient land mentioned in literature
    from Central Asia as Aryana whose borders are defined in Avesta and which stands for ‘the land of Aryans’, meaning ‘excellent and noble’. Luv and Taksh (sons of Rama and Bharat in Ramayana) of Ayodhya dynasty
    are said to have founded the cities of Lahore (Luvpur) and Takshshila (Taxila), respectively. Buddhism reached Afghanistan under Ashoka (ruled 273-232 BC) and became a great center for the spread of
    Shakiyamuni Buddha. Taksh established his kingdom at Gandahar (Kandhar) which extended as far as Tashkent (Taksha Khand). Afghan kingdoms of Gandhara and Bactria were geographically divided into
    two portions. Whereas the Afghan portion, from the Khyber Pass to the Kabul Valley, received the name Nagarahara, the Punjabi side retained the name Gandhara. Bactria extended from the Kabul Valley northwards
    and included southern Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. To its north, in central Uzbekistan and northwestern Tajikistan, lay Sogdia. The southern part of Bactria, just north of the Kabul Valley, was Kapisha; while the northern part later received the name Tocharistan.

    Gondophanes took over the Kabul valley, Punjab and Sindh from the Indo-Scythian Kings and founded a capital at Taxila. He was perhaps related to Jesus through a maternal lineage, was one of the Magi who
    visited the birth of Jesus, and was possibly converted by Thomas. During his reign, Afghanistan was famous for Akhal-Teke horse farms, hanging gardens, complex irrigation systems, pools and ponds, huge palaces and temples, massive statues carved out of rocks and so forth, based upon Vedic-Hindu motifs. The largest deposit of ancient coins was accidentally discovered in Afghanistan, about 55,000 specimens, consisting of 3-4 tons of gold, silver and bronze. Also found were more than 300 kg of ancient silver and gold objects. Kanishka of the Kushan Empire ruled during the lifetime of Jesus and convened the Fourth Buddhist Council in Kashmir, perhaps presided over by Pravarasena.

    Before the region fell to Alexander the Great in 330 BC, it was part of the Persian Achaemenid Empire and prior to that it was occupied by the Medes. Following Alexander’s brief occupation, the successor state of the Seleucid Empire controlled the area until 305 BCE when they gave south of the Hindu Kush to the Indian Maurya Empire as part of an alliance treaty.

    “Alexander took these away from the Aryans and established settlements of his own, but Seleucus Nicator gave them to Sandrocottus (Chandragupta), upon terms of intermarriage and of receiving in exchange 500 elephants.”
    —EStrabo, 64 BC – 24 AD

    Inscriptions made by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, a fragment of Edict 13 in Greek, as well as a full Edict, written in both Greek and Aramaic has been discovered in Kandahar. It is said to be written in excellent Classical Greek, using sophisticated philosophical terms. In this Edict, Ashoka uses the word Eusebeia (“Piety”) as the Greek translation for the ubiquitous “Dharma” of his other Edicts written in Prakrit:

    “Ten years (of reign) having been completed, King Piodasses (Ashoka) made known (the doctrine of) Piety to men; and from this moment he has made men more pious, and everything thrives throughout the whole world. And the king abstains from (killing) living beings, and other men and those who (are) huntsmen and fishermen of the king have desisted from hunting. And if some (were) intemperate, they have ceased from their intemperance as was in their power; and obedient to their father and mother and to the elders, in opposition to the past also in the future, by so acting on every occasion, they will live better and more happily.” (Trans. by G.P. Carratelli)

    The last ruler in the region was probably Subhagasena (Sophagasenus of Polybius), who, in all probability, belonged to the Ashvaka background.

  8. Sethmoto101
    18 November, 2017 at 12:27 pm — Reply

    whew, what a tome up there! We are white. So there’s no confusion with jews who say they’re white, white gentile. We’re defined by our enemies anyway, at this point. Aryan gets complex, partially from meaning the root of most European languages but also Farsi (Iran) and Hindi (India) which are spoken by Asiatic groups. And complex when considering Mediterranean whites. Greeks, Italians from Sicily and Napoli, etc. might not agree with the label if they think it means Nordic, especially if they believe from some of the writings right on NV, that they have a non-European admixture. Avoid Aryan.

  9. Yash Palas
    20 November, 2017 at 3:49 pm — Reply

    Some points on your post are wrong. Pure aryan blood still thrives in india today. I know that is a fact, there are still pure blooded brahmin families of aryan descent. Also, I recommend reading this article in wikipedia for a better understanding:
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aryan

    • Sethmoto101
      16 December, 2017 at 1:21 am — Reply

      My comment above was meant to simplify our position when facing off with non-whites. Aryan is a loaded word because of prior history. Whites are being discriminated against and replaced, regardless of its definition, past or present.

  10. Aileen Anderson
    15 December, 2017 at 12:02 pm — Reply

    What? Aryan is NOT the ‘proper’ name for your/our race. The proper name for people of the white race is ‘Caucasian.’ Aryans where, and are the sub-Caucasian people of north India and Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan, and mabye some parts of the middle east. You cannot take the word Aryan just because it sounds nice and use it to refer to Caucasian people. You sound really pathetic.

    • 15 December, 2017 at 5:04 pm — Reply

      Miss Aileen, you’d probably find happiness among your own at a place like this rather than come into a room full of Aryans who oppose miscegenation and call them names. http://www.mixedconnect.com/

      • Blenda Richter
        16 December, 2017 at 12:13 pm — Reply

        Thank you, Will Williams and moreover, Miss Aileen should thank you also for directing her to a place where she’ll feel more comfortable with people of her own whom she can identify with instead of trolling and browbeating White folks who are elatedly happy by being Aryan.

        It would behoove you to love your kith and kin, Miss Aileen.

  11. 15 December, 2017 at 2:39 pm — Reply

    By your own admission you are racially contaminated. You will never know what it is like to be a pure-blooded White person, so you have no agency to speak for those of us who are. You need to check your mixed-race privilege.

    A wise man once wrote: “All those who are not of good race are chaff.”

  12. Amy
    18 March, 2018 at 12:39 am — Reply

    Hey there, fully white here. So why not use the term Caucasian?

    • 18 March, 2018 at 1:35 pm — Reply

      We call ourselves “Aryans,” because (as noted) it means “the noble ones,” and, historically, nobility of soul (or spirit) has been a distinguishing characteristic of our people.

      As a practical matter, there is a need to distinguish between the European Caucasians – that is, Aryans – and the Middle Eastern Caucasians – Arabs and Jews.

      Beyond that, if “Aryan” is indeed the correct name of our race, then that is the name we should use – whether or not our racial enemies demonize it.

  13. Hayk
    6 August, 2018 at 1:54 pm — Reply

    Look at the charts of cavalli sforza! Iranians are paired the same as europeans

  14. 20 October, 2018 at 10:54 pm — Reply

    This post is actually incorrect. “Aryan” was from the Sanskrit speaking Aryans who settled in the Indus Valley region of Pakistan.

    From there they spread across east and assimilated many other non-Indo-Aryans.

    Their descendants are the true Aryans. Europeans are subdivided into Germanic, Celtic and other races, not “Aryan” although Hitler popularized the word amongst European nationalists.

    Pure Finno-Ugrics and not linguistic ones such as Finns and Estonians are still primarily of Baltic and Germanic stock, only their languages are Finno-Urgic. Laplanders are claimed to be up to half Finno-Ugric, the rest Baltic/Scandinavian.

    • 21 October, 2018 at 9:46 am — Reply

      PAKISTANI1414918: …“Aryan” was from the Sanskrit speaking Aryans who settled in the Indus Valley region of Pakistan… Their descendants are the true Aryans.

      You Pakistani “Aryans” are from a different tribe altogether from our European Aryan tribe. We know who we are and we know within three seconds who you are as soon as we look in your face. We know you can’t make White babies. No offense, just fact. You belong with your tribe, not in our living space.

      “…[R]reclaim both our racial identity as Aryans – and the word ‘Aryan’ itself.” -James Harting

      • Sethmoto101
        22 October, 2018 at 12:43 pm — Reply

        Paki is half-right in your quote of him. The part after the second … is incorrect. All of these posts is why I said that Aryan is not a term whites should use to describe themselves if they want to avoid *needless* debate . Everyone can see that pakis are non-white – end of debate. But bring Aryan in and you get this feedback. We know that “Whites”, when used by jews and gov’t officials, erroneously includes jews, arabs and latinos of questionable ethnicity, but that is the misuse of the term by those groups and no necessity for relabeling ourselves the way negroids have, from negro to black to african American.

      • Scythian saxon
        3 November, 2018 at 8:32 pm — Reply

        That does not include iranians tho look at the charts of cavalli sforza put up by your colleague kevin. Iranians were also immune to nuremberg laws. Racially we are closest to italians and greeks closely followed by anglo saxons. We are of european descent. We are pure caucasian aryans. My family are from the north west so the furthest away from semite land. Jews and arabs are mongrels. One half european the other half asian and bantu african

      • Travon Martinberg
        22 January, 2019 at 10:28 am — Reply

        When an adult negroid mob can publicly threaten white kids with “little crackers” whose “time is coming” for wearing harmless caps, in viral videos, and not face media backlash or justifiable arrest, who-is-what is obvious and not an issue. One good thing about the PC era is that the enemies of white people are embolded into making public threats and hatefilled comments that will come back to burn them when, like Soviet communism, it collapses under its hypocrisy.

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