• Ashoka the Great
    Ashoka From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "Asoka" redirects here. For other uses, see Ashoka (disambiguation). |Ashoka the Great | |Mauryan Samrat | |[pic] ...
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  • Ashoka
    ------------------------------------------------- Ashoka From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the Indian emperor. For the nonprofit organization, see Ashoka: Innovators for the Public. Ashoka | Maurya Samrat | A "Chakravartin" ruler, 1st century BCE/CE. Andhra Pradesh...
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  • Bihar- the Urban Advent of Rural India
    and Africa. The rock paintings of Spain's Alta Mira and France's Lascaux are almost identical to those found in Bihar.[7] [edit] The Magadha Kingdom Main articles: Magadha Kingdom and Anga Kingdom See also: Brihadrathas dynasty and Pradyota dynasty Further information: Jarasandha, Karna, Mahabharata...
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  • The Mauryan period is an important period in the history of Indian art and architecture
    for Indian art being laid, which would later reach their height during the golden age of the Guptas. Our main pieces of evidence and material come from the time of the great Mauryan king Ashoka. Ashoka’s Maurya Dynasty consisted of present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Assam, Kerala, and...
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  • King Ashoka
    Asoka Dhamma 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 Dhamma...
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  • Similarities and Differences Between Jainism and Buddhism
    them were opposed to animal sacrifices. (8) Both of them admitted disciples from all the castes and from both sexes. (9) Ahimsa is the prominent principle of both the religions. (10) Both Buddhism and Jainism put stress on right conduct and right knowledge and not on religious ceremonial and ritual...
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  • Yo Mama
    considered that the Mauryans took their cue here. Evidence for this point of view comes from the most famous symbol of the Mauryans——the stone pillars of Ashoka. From the point of view of art historians, there is evidence for strong influence in Mauryan statecraft from Iran. A second theory about the emergence...
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  • Ashoka's Dhamma
    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 SYSTEM...
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  • Mauryan Empire
    The Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka, is famous for his Rock and Pillar edicts. But how much can we really know about Ashoka and his empire from these edicts, particularly as almost no other evidence exists for Ashoka's reign? It is a fair assessment that up until the early part of the twentieth century, when...
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  • Indian History
    expected to consult them before taking decisions. However, the importance they had in decision making varied from king to king, the great Mauryan king Ashoka is known to have frequently consulted his ministers, and they were also empowered to take decisions in his absence. The Mauryan system was divided...
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  • Buddhism
    the workers; later, it gradually penetrated the ruling class. Buddhism reached Japan in the 6th century. It underwent severe repression during the 1960's in China during the Cultural Revolution. Bodhisattva- (A Bodhisattva is anyone who is motivated by compassion and seeks enlightenment not only for...
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  • Ashoka and Dhamma
    UNIT 21 ASOKA'S POLICY OF DHAMMA Structure 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...
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  • Public Administration Under the King Ashoka
    ASHOKA 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 loved...
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    The Mauryan Empire established by Chandragupta and continued by his son Bindusara (c. 293–268 B.C.E.)—whom Kautilya also advised—and by his grandson Ashoka (c. 268–232 B.C.E.) was, astonishing. With a population of about fifty million people, the Mauryan Empire was larger than the Mughal Empire two thousand...
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    as Vol. 24, No. 4, 15 April, 2014 taught by S. N. Goenka Annual Subscription: Rs 30; Life Subscription: Rs. 500 Published every month by Vipassana Research Institute Web version: www.vridhamma.org/Newsletter_Home.aspx WORDS OF DHAMMA An³pav±do an³pagh±to‚ p±timokkhe ca sa½varo; mattaññut±...
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  • Dharma
    धर्म) or Dhamma (Pāli) means Natural Law or Reality, and with respect to its significance for spirituality and religion might be considered the Way of the Higher Truths. Dharma forms the basis for philosophies, beliefs and practices originating in India. The four main ones are Hinduism...
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  • Relgion 133 Version 3
    there are Buddhists in nearly every country, and Buddhism is the dominant religion in many parts of East, South, and Southeast Asia. Buddhism has three main traditions or ‘vehicles’, all of which originated in India. The earliest is Theravada (also known as Hinayana), which spread to Southeast Asia; the...
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  • Ploy
    | |gain merit for for themselves and their parents, it is a feeling that a man who has been a monk cannot be considered a mature adulf. | |Two main important things will present to monks during Khao Pansa are the candles and garments worn by monks, especifically the bathing | |robe. The candles...
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    makes the moral and spiritual welfare of his subjects its primary concern. The Australian bhikkhu Ven. S. Dhammika, the compiler of the present work, is the spiritual director of the Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society in Singapore. PREFACE This rendering of King Asoka's Edicts is based heavily on Amulyachandra...
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  • Historical and Geographical Notes
    as the founder, as does a seal discovered at the site.[4] As historian Sukumar Dutt describes it, the history of Nalanda university "falls into two main divisions—first, one of growth, development and fruition from the sixth century to the ninth, when it was dominated by the liberal cultural traditions...
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