What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Asoka and Buddhism as Reflected in the Asokan Edicts
Asokas Edicts and the Third Buddhist Council
3 other sections not shown
according achievements appears areas Asoka Aśokāvadāna associated became become Beloved Bodhi Tree Buddha Buddhist called caused century Ceylon Chinese chronicles concerned connection conquest considered conversion coronation Council Dhamma doctrine early Elder Emperor empire established evidence example fact further gift Gods Greek Ibid identified important India inscriptions instruction island Kalinga king known later legend living Mahāvaṁsa Mahinda major Mauryan means mentioned missionaries missions Moggaliputta monks officers Order Pali sources period person Pillar political possible presented propagation question records reference regards reign relating relics religion religious result Rock Edict role royal rule ruler Sangha Sanskrit says scholars sects sent significant specifically Sri Lanka Sri Lankan Pali statement story stūpas subjects Sutta teachings texts Thapar Third thousand tion Tissa tradition University Upagupta versions