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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 AN ADMINISTRATOR

The root of wealth is activity, and the evil is its reverse. His conception of kingly obligations is indeed noble and commendable. By working thus, he said, he would discharge his debt to the public. He caused all such moral ideals engraved on the rocks and set them up at various places in his kingdom, to educate his subjects into a divine way of life. 

He craved and strove more for the moral elevation, leading to perpetual happiness above, than the material prosperity below. He endeavored for the moral development of the people first and last, both in India and abroad.

Judged on the basis of these enlightened acts and reforms, it can be asserted without any doubt of contradiction that Asoka was centuries ahead of his time in carrying out the welfare activities among the citizens of far-off countries, at the expense and labour of the home state. Grand! Magnanimous!! Unheard of by any or in any age!!!  Hence he was defied!

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