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In this book, we analyze the psycho-social consequences faced by Indian American children after exposure to the school textbook discourse on Hinduism and ancient India. We demonstrate expose the correspondence between textbooks and the colonial-racist discourse. This racist discourse produces the same psychological impacts on Indian American children that racism typically causes: shame, inferiority, embarrassment, identity confusion, assimilation, and a phenomenon akin to racelessness, where children dissociate from the traditions and culture of their ancestors.

This book is the result of four years of rigorous research and academic peer-review, reflecting our ongoing commitment at Hindupedia to challenge the representation of Hindu Dharma within academia.

Bŗhadratha

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By Jit Majumdar


  1. (having) a great/ mighty chariot
  2. a mighty powerful warrior
  3. the son of King Uparicara of Cedi and the father of the emperor Jarāsandha of Magadha (M. Bh.); a king of the Puru dynasty who was the father of Kuśāgra (A. Purāņa); a king from Ańga who was the son of Jayadratha and the father of Viśvajita (M. Bh.); a son of the sage Vaśişţha (M. Bh.). another name for Indra.

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