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Sunday, May 26, 2013

To Greedy Barzani: where is our “Unified Kurdish Language”? Leave Kurds in Syrian alone. In Kurdish language we have an example, saying “If your are not flower do not be thorn” Please stop cooperation with enemies of Kurds. You and your family with other so called Kurdish liberators made enough money to live happily for generations to come. When you and your kind will leave poor Kurdish people alone. Turkey and Israel, are not Kurdish people friend. Only a united people can have a united country “Unified Kurdish Language” book from link below, it is free of charge to read and hope you as a Kurd will support “Unified Kurdish Language” from now on. Too many players are working today in the Kurdish political field to prevent a Unified Kurdish Language from being developed and used. On the top of the list is the Barzani family leadership, second in line is Abreahem Ahmed, followed by Jalal Talabani and Nawshirwan Mustafa. It has been known by the Kurds for many years that the KDP of Barzani and the PUK of Talabani have manipulated the loyalties associated with the Kurdish people's many different dialects to gain political advantages. The Barzani family has built their power base by depending on Barzani tribal members first and then speakers of the Bahdini (Kurmanji) Kurdish dialect, while Abraham Ahmed, the father in-law of Jalal Talabani, has used speakers of the Soranî Kurdish dialect to fight Barzani's power in Kurdistan. And recent reports reveal that Nawshirwan Mustafa, one of the students of Abraham Ahmed and Jalal Talabani is using people from the city of Sulaimaniyah to fight Barzani and Talabani to strengthen the base for his power. It is a yet another travesty against the Kurdish people that some of their political leaders are using city against city, speakers of one Kurdish dialect against speakers of other Kurdish dialects, and Islamic religious branches against one another to stay in power. Without acknowledging the illegitimate occupation of Kurdistan since the fall of the Median Empire and the subsequent use and abuse its people as enough, today many Kurdish political parties are still keeping control by perpetuating divisions between Kurds so they can rule them the way they, not the people, want. The largest political party in Kurdistan today is the PKK, in Turkey it faces the same problem as Kurds do in Iraq. There are the Kurmanji Kurdish and Zaza Kurdish dialects in Turkey and Syria, there are Shi’a, Sunni and Alawi Muslim religous branches as well. As far as we know the PKK is not making any effort to solve the Kurdish language problem. They have not learned the lesson of antiquity, in which the confusion of the language of a people building a huge tower is believed to have led to their division and dispersion throughout the world. The builders could not co-operate to achieve their goal and it was abandoned. Is this the type of barrier, with its potential result, that the PKK and other leaders want to maintain against a united Kurdistan? At the same time, the Islamist Kurdish political parties oppose the Kurdish people's use of the Latin alphabet because they claim it competes with the language of the Arabic Quran. However the Turks of Turkey, a leading population of the Islamic world, are already using the Latin alphabet for the Turkish language in their country. None of these inconsistencies and appropriations of language for political purposes have aided the welfare of the Kurdish people. In fact tens of thousand of Kurds have killed one another in the Kurdistan region of Iraq because of the exploitation of groups speaking the various Kurdish dialects. And now there are rumors that Nawshirwan Mustafa’s Gorran organization is using people from the city of Sulaimaniyah against the Jaf people and the people of the Erbil, Kirkuk and Duhok regions too. According to the articles below, the Kurdistan Regional President Massoud Barzani urged linguists to work together in order to establish a standard language for written Kurdish in September-20-2011, for good reasons. The obvious question now is why, after so many years of wielding power, has the Barzani family oligarchy not at least implemented the development of a Unified Kurdish Alphabet? Probably because it has priorities spending millions of dollars to divide Kurds in Syria and Turkey, while apparently nothing has been allocated to support its language policy. These examples of failure of duty of care towards the Kurdish people and lack of effective actions to unite them are only a few of many. Consequently, with limited resources we have formulated and described the foundation of a Unified Kurdish Alphabet as the basis for a Unified Kurdish Language. Since it is not hard to learn two different languages the Arabic alphabet can be retained for school study. It will be most valuable as second language for Kurdish people to study, while the Kurdish language can be used as the mother tongue in schools, enabling the Kurds to be united by one language. To address these issues and promote real reforms we have written and just published The Unified Kurdish Language, a book explaining the roots of and reasons why one language is needed to help give birth to a unified Kurdistan. We tried to offer free of charge in the Kindle version, but Amazon system does not let us to do that, we put the minimum of 0.99 cent, so that as many people as possible can read it. We hope and trust that our work will lead to the worldwide unification of the Kurdish people in the near future. Remember, only a united people can have a united country. References -Time for a unified Kurdish language Saturday, 24 September 2011, 11:21 GMT -Parliament bill seeks to protect Kurdish language in Kurdistan Region -Unified Kurdish Language The Language of Zoroaster and Darius the Great Authored by Hamma Mirwaisi, Alison Buckley Hamma Mirwaisi is a US citizen of Kurdish origin and the co-author with Australian writer Alison Buckley of two historical novels outlining the early history of the Kurds. His research has traced political movements in the region for the last two and a half thousand years, during which time not much has changed for the Kurdish people. Now, like his compatriots who battle for peace in his mountain homeland, Hamma is willing to climb the steep slope for their freedom by further developing the friendship not only between the American and Kurdish people, but also between their leaders and governments, in the hope of safeguarding the interests of his adopted country and restoring to his people rightful possession of their lands. Mirwaisi, a longtime contributing writer and columnist for He can be reached at:

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Blind as a Bat – from Ancient Aryan language By Alison Buckley and Hamma Mirwaisi Author’s of the Vashti Queen of the Ancient Medes-Book Blind as a Bat - Ancient Aryan language throws light on origins of ‘Shem-bat’ observance Judaism is regarded as the cradle civilization of the seventh day ‘Shabbat’ or Sabbath, but close examination of the language of the ancient Aryans reveals a devotion to the seven day weekly cycle not unlike the ancient Hebrews’. The descendants of the ancient Aryan (Airyanem) civilization still live today in Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. A proud, independent people they have spiritually and physically survived many crushing layers of oppression imposed by conquering regimes since the fall of the Median Empire around 520 BCE. Early references to the Medes identified them symbolically and literally in the biblical book of Daniel. ‘Huart’ was their self-definition of ‘bear’ which became ‘Kurd’, a name which today still describes a distinct ethnic nation of people scattered throughout the former territories of the Medes. The Kurds have retained their ancient pristine language, including its links to the beliefs of their forbears. At least one Kurdish linguist has recently shown that the Aryan civilization originally centred on the Zagros Plateau of present day Iran, featured a distinctly ‘Shem-bat’ oriented lifestyle. The number seven was regarded as holy in ancient Aryan times. The origins for the term ‘blind as a bat’ possibly came from the Kurdish term ‘bat’ caused by the light of ‘Shem’ or ‘Shema-kura’ meaning candles, which when combined resemble the Hebrew ‘Shabbat’. For the Kurds the brightness of the seven candles they traditionally burned on the seventh day blinded them to all powers other than God. The Hebrews’ seven branched candle stick immediately springs to mind. To keep their focus on the holy ‘Shem-bat’ the ancient Aryans marked the days of the week by naming them according to the number of candles lit progressively for each day. For example yekshema was one candle for Sunday; dushema was two candles for Monday followed by sheshema, charshema, pinjshema and finally jinjshema for the coming together of everyone on Friday. This practice is reminiscent of the Jews gathering on Friday evening to mark the commencement of Shabbat. Even more impressively the names of the days of the week guided the ancient Aryans’ though their spiritual walk with God. Starting with day one, ‘Dadvah Ahura Mazdā,’ meant ‘I will only ask God to help me,’ ‘Vohu Manah’ identified ‘my only God,’ Aša Vahišta focused on ‘the Lord of heaven,’ ‘Khšathra Vairya’ entreated ‘bring us Messiah,’ ‘Spenta Ārmaiti’ confirmed ‘He will enlighten us’, ‘Haurvatāt’ recognized ‘He who is leading us to your path,’ and finally ‘Ameretāt’ announced ‘He is the king coming from you.’ Similarly the culminating celebration of God’s holy presence amongst his people on the seventh day is well known to Jews and various denominations of Christians. Interestingly the place of the Messiah in the middle of the week is also found in the Christian New Testament book of Revelation and the account of the Hebrew prophet Daniel. Additionally these daily injunctions could easily be seen as precursors to the introductory Hebrew Ten Commandments. In practical terms, today’s Kurds still revere the number by making seven twists in the front of their sash-like belts. The ancient Aryans followed the prophet Zoroaster, and his teachings survive today in the practice of Zoroastrians. Pre-dating or co-existing with Judaism this ancient belief system pre-empted the more mystical elements of Hinduism and Buddhism and founded its own offshoots. Related to the Kurdish Avesta the archaic language of the Gathas spawned the Indian Rigveda in about 1700 BCE, indicating Zoroaster’s existence around 1700-1500 BCE. This date means he might have known of Abraham and his encounters with God. Living amongst the tribal-pastoral people of the Lake Matine area of ancient Kurdistan, now the Lake Urmia region currently shared by Iran, Iraq and Turkey, Zoroaster developed teachings that spread west through the land of the Airyanem Vaejah (Aryan people). Whether the patriarch Abraham in nearby Shinar knew of them is debatable but the Hebrew God’s later injunction on Mount Sinai to remember Shabbat implies it was previously observed by his descendants. Not unlike the ancient Hebrew priests Zoroaster described himself in the Gathas as a ‘zaotor,’ able to compose a ‘manthra’ or inspired utterance of power. Training for the priesthood from the early age of seven he qualified at age fifteen and spent years in a wandering quest for truth. The Gathas and later the Pahlavi works mentioned he was thirty when he first received divine inspiration. "He went down to a river to fetch water; there he encountered a radiant figure introducing himself as Vohu Manah ‘Good Purpose’. The light led him to ‘Ahura Mazda’ the Lord of Wisdom and five other radiant figures, before whom he did not see his own shadow upon the earth, and it was then that he received his revelation." Zoroaster applied his knowledge to understand the living soul as having nine parts, with each of three physical, subtle material and spiritual divisions comprising three elements. Perhaps his origins in proximity to Noah’s legendary boat grounded on Mount Ararat also prompted Zoroaster to scientifically and spiritually consider the division of the sun’s white light into seven different colours by the rainbow. History records the Medes’ seven-walled Sar Kalai palace of their ancient capital, Ecbatana (now Hamadan in Iran), with each wall trimmed in the visible colours of the planets. Although aware of the existence of only two of the races on the scientific colour or non-colour spectrum, they probably mixed with traders from the Eastern Orient and wondered if four more races existed in lands beyond the Great Sea. Today’s Kurds still revere the number by making seven twists in the front of their sash-like belts. More investigation is needed to support findings based on the ancient but still living Kurdish language. However, the Airyanem people’s reverence for the number seven is easily identifiable with other ancient and contemporary spiritual beliefs and practices. The ancient Aryan symbol for the number seven showing the five highest angels standing with God before Zoroaster is a memorial to this complex spiritually, socially and scientifically advanced civilization, whose knowledge and achievements could well have informed the ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Hebrew cultures. Several attempts have been made to alter the seven day weekly cycle, the most famous ten day week introduced by the French during the 1790’s failed spectacularly. Even alterations to the Western calendar have not affected the work attributed by some to the Creator. The assumption of the exclusive influence of these cultures on today’s Eastern and Western traditions is currently under challenge in a series of historical novels outlining the part played by the Aryan people in previous eras and the implications for their role in today’s problematical Middle East. Commencing with the life of the Median Queen Vashti, the other Queen of the Jewish Purim festival story of Queen Esther, they move through Esther’s marriage to Vashti’s husband, Astyages (Ahasuerus) of the Medes and on to the reign of Astyages’ Persian grandson, the famous general Cyrus the Great.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Reply to Dr Wippich’s writing from Germany below about this statement
Thank you Dr. Wippich for your comments. Please accept the by defining Aryan from the Sanskrit arya (noble) and civilisation as bringing a people under a regular system of laws and education, where societies achieve mixture of poetry and prose in our title. To clarify further we will resume an advanced stage of development and organization. Replying to your comments we would maintain the following: When you look at Kurdistan today you see women guerrillas fighting for the two and a half thousand year old rights that Queen Vashti was forced to yield and which their sisters under repressive regimes cannot access. They are mostly ‘invisible’ amongst the fresh living springs of the mountains to which the Kurdish people have been driven for centuries by the river plains dwellers, whose occupied land they originally owned. Their weapons, although different from the bows, arrows and spears used by Vashti to hunt the bambis of the king’s grounds are just as finely tuned to meet their mark as their civilisation’s female founder. If Queen Vashti, born into the only known ancient culture that gave women equality, refused her husband’s request then it stands to reason that she must have been asked to do something illegal, or personally defamatory or both. Her husband Ahasuerus (Astyages of the Medes, the forbears of the Kurds) made a decree against her and sent it out by post, indicating a high degree of legal organisation, literacy, transport and communications. While those Kurdish women not dominated by externally imposed misogyny have the equal rights and status that most women in the West would envy, how can anyone dispute the enviable and viable indicators that these enlightened traditions came from a civilisation? We will henceforth explore the nobility of its qualities. On the slightly less uplifting topic of stones, there are monuments throughout Kurdistan that add veracity to claims in our books. The tombs of King Cyaxares, Queen Esther and her Prime Minister, Mordecai are freely accessible to visitors and it’s easy to see that they have been copied by the Nabateans of Petra. The ruins of the Medes’ palace citadel described in detail by Herodotus (at least one Greek historian got it right) at Hamadan (formerly the Medes’ capital Ecbatana) are still under excavation. Saddam Hussein was the second ‘Babylonian’ to try to copy the original Hanging Gardens of the great Sar Kalai. How many more bones are yet to be recovered from this site and that of Godin Tepe in western Iran (should be Aryan) is unknown. But the limited evidence of human remains at Gobekle Tepe in south-eastern Turkey is far surpassed by arrangements, not unlike the younger Stonehenge, of its accredited world’s first temple, consisting of some sixteen foot stones (yes Kurdistan has more) weighing six to ten tons (admittedly only two thirds of the biggest stones in the Great Pyramid, but the Aryan Medes did not take slaves). These early engineers, mathematicians and astrologers preceded the Medes who helped the Babylonians conquer the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh by building earthen ramparts against the walls up which they sent the best of their mountain climbers. Then they raided King Ashiburnipal’s huge palace in their red chariots. The Median magi were the only ones with sufficiently accurate knowledge of the stars to pinpoint the arrival of the infant Jesus Christ in distant Judea. It is a scientific tenet now established by those seeking to legitimise the evolutionary origins of humanity that ‘we are still searching for the missing link.’ We would like to adopt similar archaeological licence in relation to the existence of ancient Aryan bones, that are yet to tell us more of their lives. But on the matter of DNA origins we can announce that the Jews’ and the Aryans’ are the same, posing even more questions about their centuries old enmity. Although they have not yet been found empire building was in the bones of Vashti’s husband. His father, historically confirmed as King Cyaxares, established the empire by defeating the Scythian interlopers using the code words ‘Aha’ and ‘Shverosh’ (revolt now). This became the generic title for all Median (not Persian) kings as mis-claimed by some interpreters of the biblical book of Esther. Evidence for the family placement and role of Vashti has become apparent in the last two centuries when theologians closely studied the prophecies and history in the biblical book of Daniel. It revealed that Astyages, most likely born around 620 BCE, the Ahasuerus husband of Vashti and Esther was also the father of Darius the Mede, (the only other Ahasuerus comes after Darius the Great just beyond 520 BCE) who was sixty two years old in 539 BCE. The most likely mother of Darius is Vashti, Ahasuerus’ first wife. It is plausible that Vashti suffered from her husband’s indulgence in a harem although Hadassah-Esther’s subjection to then non-traditional patriarchal power and subordination is more vividly portrayed. Your mention of Vashti’s divorce which was anathema in her family and fidelity based culture (more qualities which past and present cultures either relinquished, lost or were deprived of by force or complicit brainwashing), reminds us of the divorce of her descendants from freedom. The faces of some of the contemporary Kurdish grandmothers may be calm, whether their grandchildren fighting in their armies to regain the land of Queen Vashti have survived or not, but their young people are more than disturbed about a future of domination by several foreign nations. Why this intense sense of identity amongst the Kurds? Where does the indefatigable belief in Kurdistan come from? Even the casual observer could conclude that these sentiments and desires are deeply ingrained in these people whose dress, food, music, poetry, literature, ethnic crafts, jewellery, (what is left of these pre-marauded arts), horse handling skills, social customs and belief in themselves as a nation are mostly unique to these stateless people. Why would they bother to fight four different countries at once if they didn’t come from a definitive culture within the context of a civilisation founded on an ideology of monotheism similar to the Egyptian Queen Nefertiti (who coincidentally was a forbear of Vashti –they were originally of the same Mitanni tribe)? Certainly Darius the Great, a descendant of King Astyages of Media was competently literate. Hamma Mirwaisi has read and translated the Behistun (Behishtan) cuneiform inscriptions written by King of Kings Darius the Great. This document was originally deciphered by the honorable Professor Roland G. Kent, 1953 See UC Berkeley documents. The Achaemedian Empire King of Kings Darius the Great left extensive cuneiform inscriptions in the Aryan language (Kurdish people are using the same language today), he said this below: In Darius, Behishtan (DB), Column 4, number 89 below: He is saying I used Aryan language in my inscriptions’ writing. 88 m : taumâm : uba(r)tâm : paribarâ : thâtiy : Dârayavaush : xshâyathiya : vashnâ : Au ‘Protect well the family of these men, because they helped me against those separated from my path, praise upon him, Darius, he is king and law givers, by the favor of,’ 89 ramazdâha : i(ya)m : dipîmaiy : ty(âm) : adam : akunavam : patisham : ariyâ : âha : utâ : pavast ‘Auramazdâ (God), this is the inscription which I made, among us, mankind, there are those who are not wise, our reward is written, in Aryan language, alert, as known, it is on clay tablets and on parchment it was composed,’ The written language in different formats, evidence of organised religion and laws is recorded in stone! For a more comprehensive translation of this magnificent document see Hamma’s site We want to engage western scholars and readers to examine their own origins. As mentioned above the people from Middle East and Asia share common ancestors with western people but have been fighting one another for over 2500 years. The western countries are dominated by Greek and Jewish scholars’ versions of history; both were enemies of one another but they have become enemies of the Aryan people for different reasons. Greeks came from Africa and became the enemies of the Medes and the Persians; they tried to change the history of the Aryan people for political reasons, especially after Alexander the Great conquered the land of the Airyanem people. As we have noted this land was rich in natural resources, noble, civilised people and a well organised society. Nothing has changed, including their domination by foreigners. The Hebrew people came from Hurrian (Aryan settlers) tribes and became enemies of the other Aryan tribes, even to our time. They even changed their own identity unsuccessfully to African in order to distinguish themselves from the hated Aryan tribe of Matine, who conquered the Hurrian land. Arab Africans and later Mongol Turks occupied the land of the Aryan people, the four groups above (Greek, Jews, Arabs and Turks) allied to despise the Aryan people. In the same way ancient Roman, and the modern British, French, Russian and American Empires under the influence of Greek and Jewish teaching banded together against the Aryans of the Middle East under the influence of Islamic Arabs who constituted another force in the conflict. The four groups above divided the Aryan people against one another for over 2500 years. That is why the Airyanem Civilization has been neglected and overlooked by western people. We are writing a series of books to revive the Airyanem Civilization; please share your views so more people can understand the reasons for the ignorance of this civilization in relation to the better known and publicised civilizations found throughout the world. Kurdistan has been oppressed for two and half thousand years. Unlike its older politically challenged and financially spent neighbours who have long worked to deprive it of its legitimacy on the world stage, Kurdistan is young, energetic, full of vigour and waiting to be born. When all its parts are finally knit together, it will emerge as predicted in the age old prophecy as the Returned Medes.' Follow this story from its earliest times by reading the Airyanem Civilisation series by Alison Buckley and Hamma Mirwaisi. HHHHHHHHHHHHHH User Profile for Dr.Wippich Dr.Wippich Registered: Dec 14, 2012 Total Posts: 1 Location NRW Germany Occupation medicine, history etc Biography born 1945 - still living Dr.Wippich Reply to my post at link below Posts: 1 Registered: 12/14/12 Re: What is the Airyanem civilization? compared to Egyptian Civilization Posted: Dec 14, 2012 7:26 AM in response to: Hamma Mirwaisi fiction , fantasy , emancipator , romance Hi, Hamma I assume, this was no question of Yours but a poetical statement? - it isn't possible to compare fresh living springs & "green grass of home" with stones, bones & translated ancient "news" from 4 to 6'000 years ago . Queen Vashti - the poor divorced-one of the Purim story located in about 2'400 years ago - has to "live-up" in that (kurdish?) book in modern view comparing her fate as that of "the woman hero who said NO"-(emance) - to say "no" was a main idea for "Achilles" in Homer's Ilias...) nevertheless we have nothing more than the name of Vashti and this "No - I don't" (could have been shy and weak - the "feudalistic-potentates" were quick with consequences (until today) - and "happy new queen" Hadassa-Esther of this book still has to fear this husband, because he had the power to kill with or without reason (imagine: it were deadly dangerous to go to her husband and see him, for any question, only he had to call for her). We even don't really know who king "Ahashwerosh" should have been, there always could have been such husbands, kings or not. - ok, in the Purim-megillah is no description of a "civilisation" - you understand? Each romances-author is free to undertake historical researches on that time in Persian regions - the poetry is totally free to imagine a living being - even a "Bambi" - and its life, in past or future times, and even fantasy-books may have an political side-effect - surely this one tries to have such, and why not? in those ancient times I know of an "Kurdish"-problem with the peoples of the high mounts and the Assyrian king Sargon II, much earlier (they liked to say "no" - the "everlasting problem" between highlanders existing under very hard conditions are "free" as long as unvisible for the river-peoples, no time for writing poetical chronicles) but this "Airyanem civilization" - there is no need to compare with any other culture, it is even worse to do this. A good tale to make folks imageable "living-ups" may take some living people from such mountains from today - it may take a look at the possibilities of their modern "Vashtis" - what their grandmothers can tell about such situations even some decades back and while still in their homelands - look in their faces (not at a green grass nice flower) - there is a specific face of calm freedom - I saw it, and women had always their community in such worlds and other regions - the men had their own, too - with own rules to be free without saying "no". And imagine: the "harem" for the women (Vashti came out, Hadassa-Esther went in) is an own system of power and sub-ordination - that of the ancient & modern oriental kings was huge, some hundreds of women and children mainly in their intern hierarchic order. TRADITION in capital letters... much much elder than any of our civilisations, sometimes more rude (I imagine the Chinese times of about 1900). As for a book on this topic, the readers will decide. That's correct. - To write such tale is nevertheless a win-win-situation for the author. greetinx Edited by: Dr.Wippich on Dec 14, 2012 7:33 AM

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Hamma Mirwaisi's Platform Statement


This platform provides information about books authored or co-authored by Hamma Mirwaisi, who has long been burdened by a desire to present his understanding of the ancient Airyanem civilization to the world. ‘Return of the Medes’, his initial analysis of the Airyanem people’s history, includes details of the ancient Medes, the forbears of today’s Kurds.

It has been followed by an historical romance novel written with an Australian writer revealing the origins and life of the Median Queen Vashti. Set in an era commonly believed to have accepted the total subjection of women as worthless objects, this work combines fact with fiction to tell the story of a real woman’s struggle to uphold her dignity and equal standing with her husband, then the world’s most powerful man. Hidden throughout the ages Queen Vashti’s battle has been uncovered to inspire all those who fight now for the human rights of women.

It is fitting that Queen Vashti’s ancient Middle Eastern culture should showcase concepts of equality between the sexes. Although hard fought battles have granted western women freedom and legal equality, many regional governments of Queen Vashti’s homeland and the Islamic world cite interpretations of Islamic laws to justify chaining, persecuting and destroying women, depriving them of their capacity to realise their full humanity and reach their potential.

Today Kurdish women are world leaders in the fight for equal treatment and accordance of equal value to women, in all areas of human endeavour. These descendants of Queen Vashti engage in conflict on two fronts.  One is a guerrilla war with the occupiers of Kurdistan and the other is against the oppressive Islamic religious laws combined with the Arabs’ restrictive cultural laws, which severely limit women’s opportunities for self-fulfilment and happiness. Tragically some Kurdish women must now carry guns to continue Queen Vashti’s battle for freedom, equality and peace for her Airyanem Vaejah people, in the land of the Aryans.