• Ashoka the Great
    came to be known as Dhammashoka (Sanskrit), meaning Ashoka, the follower of Dharma. Ashoka defined the main principles of dharma (dhamma) as nonviolence, tolerance of all sects and opinions, obedience to parents, respect for the Brahmans and other religious teachers and priests, liberality towards...
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  • Ashoka
    ' instructions in Dhamma. Even where Beloved-of-the-Gods' envoys have not been, these people too, having heard of the practice of Dhamma and the ordinances and instructions in Dhamma given by Beloved-of-the-Gods, are following it and will continue to do so. — Edicts of Ashoka, Rock Edict (S. Dhammika...
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  • Bihar- the Urban Advent of Rural India
    to those which found in central and southern India but also are akin with those in Europe 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...
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  • The Mauryan period is an important period in the history of Indian art and architecture
    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 Andhra Pradesh. With 5,000,000 sq km, the...
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  • Yo Mama
    Achaemenid emperor established a province on the banks of the Indus in the 6th century BC and many have 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...
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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...
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  • Similarities and Differences Between Jainism and Buddhism
    were right philosophy right knowledge and right character. The Tri-Ratna of Buddhism were Budhha, Dhamma and Sangha. (14) Both had three main religious texts. Tripitaka, i.e. Vinaypitak, Suttapitaka and Abidhamma pitak were the three religious texts of Buddhism, where as Anga i.e, Anga, Upanga and...
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  • Ashoka's Dhamma
    GAVE BIRTH TO HIS POLICY OF DHAMMA. ASHOKA AND HIS DHAMMA OR LAW OF PIETY ENGRAVED ON ROCKS AND PILLARS IN ORDER TO SPREAD BUDDHISM CONTAINED THESE PRINCIPLES: • MASTERY OVER THE SENSES • PURITY OF THOUGHT • GRATITUDE • STEADFASTNESS OF DEVOTION • KINDNESS • CHARITY • PURITY • TRUTHFULNESS...
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  • Mauryan Empire
    , but perhaps moreover one needs to pay attention to the inherent meanings, the intended meanings and the contextual meanings of the inscriptions themselves. The ultimate thematic concern of the edicts in general is that of the principle of Dhamma. A definition of Dhamma itself is given in the...
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  • Indian History
    code which was the essence of all religions and propagated it as 'Dhamma'. The Dhamma consisted of such principles as respecting and obeying one's elders and teachers, treating the young with affection, maintaining good relations with neighbours, treating animals kindly, tolerating others' religions...
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  • Ashoka and Dhamma
    throughout the empire the principles of Dhamma. This is why most of the edicts have something o r the other to say about Dhamma, about how keen Asoka W S ; that his subjects should practise Dhamma and how keen he was that the affairs of the state too were carried out according to the principles of Dhamma. T...
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  • Buddhism
    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 him/herself but also for everyone.) A Bodhisattva is motivated by pure compassion and love. Their goal is to...
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  • Public Administration Under the King Ashoka
    all forms of violence and became a strict vegetarian. For the rest of his life, Ashoka preached the principles of Buddhism not only in his vast empire, but also sent missions abroad. Ashoka built a number of rock edicts and pillars to spread the gospel of Buddhism. ADMINISTRATION UNDER ASHOKA...
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    invasion of the kingdom of Kalinga, Ashoka turned toward Buddhism and nonviolence. He declared that in the future he would conquer only by morality or by dhamma—which is a Prakrit word, often replaced by the more familiar Sanskrit word dharma—a word meaning right conduct, duty, religion, law, social...
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    WORDS OF DHAMMA An³pav±do an³pagh±to‚ p±timokkhe ca sa½varo; mattaññut± ca bhattasmi½, pantañca sayan±sana½; adhicitte ca ±yogo, eta½ buddh±na s±sana½. Not insulting, not harming, restraint according to the Fundamental Moral Code, moderation in food, secluded abode, intent on higher...
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  • Dharma
    , but is the Universal Law found through enlightenment and is preached precisely. Therefore it is Excellent in the beginning (Sīla ... Moral principles), Excellent in the middle (Samadhi. . . Concentration) and Excellent in the end (Pań ña . . . Wisdom), (Samditthiko) The Dhamma can be...
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    special things during the Buddhist Lent. | | | |Three Dhamma Principles in Buddhism...
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  • Havent Worked on One
    earlier translations, offers us insights into a powerful and capable ruler's attempt to establish an empire on the foundation of righteousness, a reign which makes the moral and spiritual welfare of his subjects its primary concern. The Australian bhikkhu Ven. S. Dhammika, the compiler of the present...
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  • The World of Life.
    Dharma From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the term in Indian religions. For other uses, see Dharma (disambiguation). Dharma listen (help·info) (Sanskrit: धर्म dhárma, Pali: धम्म dhamma; lit. that which upholds, supports or maintains the regulatory order of the universe...
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  • Kusala in Pali Canon
    JBE Research Article ISSN 1076-9005 Volume 3 1996:136–164 Publication date: 1 July 1996 Good or Skilful? Kusala in Canon and Commentary L. S. Cousins University of Manchester © 1996 L.S. Cousins Copyright Notice Digital copies of this work may be made and distributed provided no charge...
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