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Ashoka The Great Buddhist

Ashoka The Great Buddhist

The last emperor of India’s Mauryan Dynasty, Ashoka became a patron of Buddhism after witnessing the suffering caused by his military conquest of Kalinga. Following this, he renounced violence in favor of “conquest by Dharma.”

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Ashoka the Great was the ideal Chakravartin ruler, who used Buddhism as a template for just & benevolent governance.

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