What happened after Asoka became a Buddhist?

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What happened after Asoka became a Buddhist?

Q. Who defeated Ashok?

Q. How was Ashoka died?

According to an interpretation of his Edicts, he converted to Buddhism after witnessing the mass deaths of the Kalinga War, which he had waged out of a desire for conquest and which reportedly directly resulted in more than 100,000 deaths and 150,000 deportations….Ashoka.

Shatadhanvan195–187 BCE
Brihadratha187–180 BCE

Q. Who defeated Ashok?

Q. Why Ashoka killed his 99 brothers?

Ashoka once ordered many of his ministers in court to be executed as he felt they are not loyal to him. Ashoka killed many Brahmin and Vaishnava and jain monks and Ajivikas(ascetics) . Indeed Ashokas only brother Vitashoka or Tissa was killed thinking he was a Nigrantha (Jain monk).

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Why did the Golden Nightingale stop singing?

Q3. Why did the golden Nightingale stop singing? Ans. The golden Nightingale was worn inside and there was no music left in it.

Q. Why did Ashoka gave up war after winning Kalinga Class 6?

Ashoka fought a war to conquer Kalinga. He decided to give up fighting wars after the victory over Kalinga, because he was horrified by the violence and bloodshed in that. He is the only king in the history of the world who gave up conquest after winning a war.

Q. What was the purpose of Ashoka’s Dhamma Class 6?

Ashoka’s dhamma (way of life) did not involve any worship to god or sacrifices, and he thought that his duty towards his subjects was like that of a father towards his son.

Q. Did Ashoka gave up war after losing in Kalinga?

A. True. His aim eventually was to conquer the kingdom of Kalinga, which was not a part of the Mauryan Empire. …

Q. Did Ashoka conquered Kalinga after a bitter battle?

Answer: When Ashoka became the king, Kalinga was the only kingdom that was not under Mauryan control. Ashoka attacked Kalinga and conquered it after fighting a tough war.

Q. Who was the last Mauryan empire?


How long did Asoka rule?

37 years

Q. What does Dhamma mean?

The Dhamma refers to Buddhist doctrine and is often interpreted to mean the ‘teachings of the Buddha’. This doctrine was originally passed through word of mouth from the Buddha to his group of followers. The Dhamma is one of the ‘Three Refuges ‘ of Buddhism, which are the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha .

After Ashoka’s successful but devastating conquest of Kalinga early in his rule, he converted to Buddhism and was inspired by its doctrine of dharma. Thereafter, he ruled his empire through peace and tolerance and focused on public works and building up the empire rather than expanding it.

Q. Why is Ashoka called great?

Ashoka the Great (r. 268-232 BCE) was the third king of the Mauryan Empire (322-185 BCE) best known for his renunciation of war, development of the concept of dhamma (pious social conduct), and promotion of Buddhism as well as his effective reign of a nearly pan-Indian political entity.

Q. Who is the most powerful king in Indian history?

12 Greatest Kings and Warriors in Indian History !

  • 1# Chandragupta Maurya (340 BC – 298 BC) :
  • 2# Ashoka Maurya (304–232 BCE) :
  • 3# Porus a.k.a. Puru :
  • 4# Raja Raja Chola :
  • 5# Kanishka I or Kanishka the Great:
  • 6# Alha :
  • 7# Prithvi Raj Chauhan :
  • 8# Hemu a.k.a. Hemchandra Vikramaditya :
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