Emperor Ashoka

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Orissa - History
... The Kalinga War that led emperor Ashoka to embrace non-violence and the teachings of Buddha was fought here in 261 BCE ... Ashoka's military campaign against Kalinga was one of the bloodiest in Mauryan history on account of the fearless and heroic resistance offered by the Kalingas to the mighty armies of ... Perhaps on account of their unexpected bravery, emperor Ashoka was compelled to issue two edicts specifically calling for a just and benign administration in Kalinga ...
Maski
... The site came into prominence with the discovery of a minor rock edict of Emperor Ashoka by C ... It was the first edict of Emperor Ashoka that contained the name Asoka in it instead of the earlier edicts that referred him as Devanampiye piyadasi ... name of Devanampiye piyadasi, all belonged to Emperor Ashoka ...

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