Reference Entry

Aśoka

Damien Keown

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780198605607
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191726538
Aśoka

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(Skt.; Pāli, Asoka).

Grandson of Candragupta Maurya, son of Bindusāra, and third incumbent of the Mauryan throne, c.272–231

Reference Entry.  425 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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