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Traffic was disrupted in and around Ashoka Pillar, South End Circle and surrounding roads in Bangalore South this morning as hundreds of devotees of Annamma Devi took out a procession to mark the Annamma Devi festival celebrated once in three years. The Hindu, 1 month ago

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Script used in Ashokan pillars is 'dhammlipi', not 'Brahmi', says scholor

ALLAHABAD: Contrary to the popular belief - both of Indian and foreign historians - that 'Brahmi' is the oldest Indian script as the same is used in the pillars and other inscriptions of emperor Ashoka, a young assistant professor from the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Oli admin seeks to assert claim

The Ashoka pillar in Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha. May 19, 2016- The Oli administration is planning to utilise the two-day third Buddhist International Conference that begins from Thursday to seek endorsement of Nepal's position on Lord ...
 Kathmandu Post2 months ago


The importance of justice as an integral part of law is embodied within four jurisprudential lineages: Western, Islamic, Buddhist, and Confucian. We focus on Buddhist law. Recent studies have challenged the popular conception of Buddhism as an ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News4 days ago
The Hindu

Re-searching Ashoka in Thailand

A biographer of the Emperor goes looking for Ashoka-inspired relics in Southeast Asia — hitting one false trail, and then landing a magical discovery. For those who seek him, Emperor Ashoka can be encountered in all kinds of places in Thailand.
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Emperor Ashoka's legacy stands safe in South Delhi

The sight of Buddhist tourists coming in large numbers to this forgotten monument often surprises onlookers and residents. Many of these visitors are from Myanmar on a tour of Buddhist tourism circuit. Located on the congested Raja Dheer Sen Marg in ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago

Finding serenity in the Kalinga valley

On Buddha Purnima, ANUBHUTI KRISHNA recalls her visit to Dhauli, where Emperor Ashoka stood when he exchanged violence for peace After winning the fierce battle of Kalinga, the land none of his predecessors could capture, a satisfied and content ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
The Telegraph

Clues to undiscovered Ashoka inscriptions

An unusual partnership that combined archaeology, mathematics and wildlife science has predicted the possible locations of undiscovered inscriptions of Ashoka, the celebrated Mauryan emperor who left behind his proclamations on boulders and pillars.
 The Telegraph2 months ago Study 'predicts' 121 Asokan edicts  Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago

Ashokan edicts: scientists discover 121 possible new sites

More stone edicts of king Ashoka may still be around all over India, hidden from the public eye. A team of researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles aided by a computer model, has identified 121 possible sites for Ashoka rock edicts, many of ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Did Ashoka's Embracing Buddhism, Promoting Ahimsa Weaken India?

Past is used by communal politics for their present political agenda. In India on one hand we have the use of medieval history where the Muslim Kings are presented as aggressors due to whom Hindu society had to suffer, on the other now we are ...
 Counter Currents1 week ago
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