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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.

Adi malarina thanna Krishna

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Adimalarina thanna Krishna

Iraimman Thampi

Translated by


Raga Mukhari
Thala Chempata

Adimalarina thanna Krishna adiyan oru avalambam
Kadal magalude kulir mulayil ina pakarum kaar mukhil varna
1.Paramadhayambhunidhe Krishna palikkanam enne
THiru udalude vadiveppozhum ennude.
Chithe thonnenam.
2.Anthakan anayollo Krishna , adhinitha kai thozhunnen,
Nin thiruvadi Krupa cheyyanam mayi nithyam Govinda.

3. Guruvayupuresa, Krishna , Guruvayathu neeye,
Ariyarthu adiyannu gunavum doshavum arulga shubha margam

English translation


Your feet is the only support to this slave, Krishna


Oh God who is the colour of a black cloud,
Who is as cool as the daughter of the sea.


1.Oh treasure of divine mercy, Oh Krishna.
Please take care of me and let your divine form,
Be always seen by me.

2.The God of death has come Govinda, for that I salute your feet,
Your divine feet should show mercy on me daily Govinda.

3.Oh Lord of Guruvayur Oh Krishna, you are my teacher,
Please grant me the knowledge of good and bad and show the right way.

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