UNIT 21 ASOKA'S POLICY OF DHAMMA
Objectives Introduction Historical Background
21.2.1 Socio-Economic Background 21.2.2 Religious Conditions 21.2.3 Polity
Distributiop of Inscriptions Dhamma - Causes Contents of Dhamma Asoka's Dhamma as State Policy Dhamma - Interpretations Let Us Sum...
THE DHAMMA IS PRAKRIT FORM OF THE SANSKRIT WORD DHARMA.HOWEVER, ASHOKA TRIED TO USE IT IN A MUCH WIDER SENSE. SCHOLARS HAVE EXPRESSED DIFFERENT OPINIONS REGARDING DHAMMA OF ASHOKA. SOME ARE OF THE VIEW THAT HIS DHAMMA IS NOTHING MORE THAN BUDDHISM OTHERS FEEL THAT IT WAS NOT A PARTICULAR RELIGIOUS S...
After converting to Buddhism, one of the greatest emperors of India, Ashoka disseminated the teachings and knowledge of the Buddhist scriptures. Ashoka always had belief in morals and principles and had high ideals in life. These came to be known as Dhamma of Emperor Ashoka. The word D...
Born in 265 B.C, the great king Ashoka was the grandson of the famous ruler Chandragupta Maurya. As a young lad, Ashoka excelled in whatever he was taught. Be it the art of warfare or reading the Holy Scriptures, Asoka excelled in whatever he did. Ashoka had many half brothers and he was lo...
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