King Ashoka

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Saśigupta - Was Chandragupta A Kamboja Emperor?
... There are also epic references to Maurya king Ashoka which style him as Maha-Asura---i.e ... Similarly, king Chandravarma Kamboja who finds mention in the Adiparva of the epic Mahābhārata is also styled as powerful Asura or a Demonic ruler, the incarnation of Chandra, foremost among the sons ... Same Adiparva of Mahabharata also styles king Ashoka Maurya as an incarnation of Asva (or Asvaka) and a son of Diti which seems to connect him or his lineage to the Asvakas (Kamboja section ...

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