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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 that there is an intimate connection—an almost exact correspondence—between James Mill’s colonial-racist discourse (Mill was the head of the British East India Company) and the current school textbook discourse. This racist discourse, camouflaged under the cover of political correctness, 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.

Introduction to Malayalam Krithis

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Introduction to Malayalam Krithis
Though there are great exponents of Carnatic music in Kerala, very few of them composed music in Malayalam. The greatest composer of Kerala was of course Maha Raja Swathi Thiru Naal. He also devoted his attention in composing songs in Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu and even Hindi. There are very few songs written in Malayalam by him, The greatest Malayalam composer was Irayamman Thampi. His writings were popularized by Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar and Sri Jesu das.

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