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Ashoka
Ashoka (273-236 B.C.), son of Bindusara, was not only famous Mauryan king but also greatest ruler of India. He was born in 304 B.C. in Pataliputra.
During the period of his father rule he was a viceroy of Taxila and Ujjini.
After the war of succession his coronation was held in 269 B.C.
In twelth year of his reign he wanted to invade on Kalinga.
The war of Kalinga (260-261 B.C) was the most important event of Ashoka`s reign.
In the kalinga war nearly 100,000 lakh people were killed and many were wounded.
This violence in kalinga war hurted Ashoka and his attitude was changed towards non-violence.
After this war Chandashoka became Dharmashoka.
He maintained a direct contact with his people through edicts.
The edicts were in Prakrit with Brahmi script.
He was attracted towards Buddhism and became a follower of buddhism.
He patronized Buddhism in India and abroad.
He sent his son Mahendra to Ceylon to propogate buddhism.
Karuvaki, Padmavati and Tishyaraksha were the wives of Ashoka.
Sanghamitra was the daughter of Ashoka.

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Muslim Invasions
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