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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 YOUTH

Thus, he grew up a handsome young man. with robust health and superb mental agility. He possessed domineering stature and Herculean strength. His winsome, dignified personality brought many admirers for him, besides friends. As a natural consequence, his tact and craft, both in thought and action, won early recognition and wide popularity. He discharged whatever entrusted to him, either for jest or test, ably and efficiently, much to the admiration of his superiors and sub ordinates. He proved superior to his elder brother Sumana, in administrative affairs and intellectual pre-occupations. Poor Sumana was elder to him by birth, but evidently not in mental growth. So, Asoka was reserved for special trying occasions and distinct honours.

Here is Asoka growing with a difference. He carried an old head on young shoulders with ease and grace. His office of Vice-royalty over the Western India, with head It was a subject quarters at Ujjain, was a great success. of everyday - talk then. Indeed, it was a milestone in his colourful career and glorious life. It was there that his innate sterling qualities came to lime - light. Both the ruler and the ruled recognised his merit and rewarded it fittingly.

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