Āryas

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By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Aryas, Aryas, AAryas


Āryas literally means Cultured People.

The word does not indicate any race. It refers to the cultured and refined people against the Dasyus, the evil ones.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore