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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 TEETOTALLER

The impact of Kalinga War can be traced in almost every department of human life. Buddhism, which emerged as an aftermath of the war took deep roots and permeated every organization, functioning for the progress of both men and beasts. The old institutions underwent such a thorough transformation that they looked new and divine. Asoka breathed into each of them, a fresh lease of life and enabled the newborn zeal progress by leaps and bounds.

Nowhere did the impact manifest itself in its fulness, as it did in the life of Asoka. His transformation was tremendous, and its effect, stupendous. He read the tenets first and assimilated their import and efficacy-to every letter. He ardently wished to spread the Lord's message throughout the world and desired sincerely to make it reach every person for implementation. As a first step, he practised the truth of every doctrine. Precept becomes inoperative, if it is not backed by practice.

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