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Asoka Priyadarsin
Index Author
Foreword  Opinion 
Preface  Prologue 
As A Youth  As A Monarch 
As A Warrior  As A Preacher 
As A Builder  As An Administror 
As A Father  As A Brother 
As A Teetotaller  As A Patron 
As A Pilgrim  Epilogue
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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ASOKA AS A BROTHER

Asoka, the true Buddhist in the real sense of the term could not bear such baseless accusation. Nor would he allow malicious propaganda go unchecked and vitiate the whole atmosphere. He tried to convert his brother without the weight of royal authority. In the true Buddhist way, he showed him the superiority of his religion over others with proofs and explanations and enumerated its relative merits and values with illustrations.

But they fell on deaf ears. Favorable reaction was found to be a remote possibility. He did not see any signs of his brother's change of mind. So he held out mild threats as the next step, but they bore no fruit. And as a last resort, he reminded him or the dire consequences, in the event of his persistence. Vitasoka remained firm as a rock, unchanged and unmoved.

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