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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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Yogi Suddhananda Bharat
Adyar, Madras.

I was delighted to go through the Ms of Prof. Murthy His study on the great-Emperor Asoka gives an interesting reading. He is a profound scholar in English and History and speaks with authority on the development of the character and humanitarian services of Asoka. He brings out clearly the astounding potentialities of the great Spiritual King, who ably ruled over his vast kingdom stretching from Persia to Mysore. The transformation that suddenly came over his mind effected by the soothing touch of Upagupta a Bhuddha Bikku, raised the life of the Priyadarsin as the memorable benefactor of Humanity. He dedicated himself and his family to the service of Bhuddha whose Dhamma became the creed of his transformed life. He was a victorious spiritual hero who fought successfully against foes in and out and established peace and tranquility in his kingdom. His able administration and ministration are examples even to modern Governments.

Interesting episodes like that of Kunala's are woven finely into the main texture of this rare literary production.

The book can very well go into the hands of students in high schools and colleges.

Yogi Shuddhananda Bharati,

Adyar, Madras 20.

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