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Chandragupta Maurya

Chandra Gupta Maurya (324-300 B.C.) was the founder of Mauryan dynasty.

It is belived that Chandra Gupta Maurya was born to a Sudra woman called Mura.

Chanakya educated and trained Chandra Gupta Maurya in skills of war.

Chanakya pledged for the ruin of Nandas has he was humiliated by them.

With the help of Chanakya Chandra Gupta Maurya defeated Nandas and established Mauryan empire.

Chanakya, Prime Minister of Chandra Gupta Maurya, wrote Arthasastra Explaining how a good Government should be organised.

In 305 B.C. Chandra Gupta Maurya defeated Selucus Nikator, the king of siria.

Selucus Nikator sent his Ambassador, Megasthenes to the court of Chandra Gupta Maurya.

Megasthenes wrote Indica in Greek language explainning the conditions of the Mauryan empire Selucus Nikator also gave his daugther in marriage to Chandra Gupta Maurya.

Chandra Gupta Maurya also sent 500 elephants to selucus Nikator.

He Dug Sudarshana lake in Gujrat for the purpose of drinking and agriculture.

As per the Jain text Parishisthaparvan towards the end of his reign, he abdicated the throne in favour of his son and went to Sravanabelagola along with famous Jaina saint Badrabahu.

He died by following Sallekhana at Chandragiri hill in Karnataka.

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