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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 was convinced. He at once bowed low in token of his submission. He felt elevated and light. The rumblings of his mind were subdued then miraculously. That celestial symphony filled his whole-being, and as a result of which, all the weight of anguish sitting tight on his heart, since the Kalinga War, vanished. Soon and silent. His 'soka' was dissolved and 'ananda' overflowed mysteriously. He was soka in Kalinga, and Asoka in Pataliputra once again. Thanks to the divine healing touch of Upagupta that made him appear like a Messiah entering into the promised land.

Asoka was changed and emerged as an enlightened God-man ready to save life, than to take one. He was indeed Asoka, literally i.e., man minus sorrow. Forthwith, he pronounced his faith in Buddhism. To celebrate this momentous transformation, he declared to the whole world, that he would not seek any conquest, any further, by war, or violence - he eschewed military glory. He determined to create, finest kind of righteous empire not over 'palm and pine', but over the minds and hearts of people across the seas and up above the skies.

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