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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.

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Dākṣāyaṇa

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By Swami Harshananda

Dākṣāyaṇa is a Vedic sacrifice of the kāmya or desire-motivated type. It is a variant of the well-known Darśapurṇamāsa. Dakṣa is said to have performed it hence it is named accordingly.

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

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