King Ashoka the Great
Ashoka is the greatest king of the Mauryan Empire. Ashokan Edicts. Impact of the Kalinga War, Ashoka Policy and Buddhism. Rule of Ashoka the Great.
The Mauryan Empire Facts
The rise of the Great Mauryan Empire was a unique event in the History of India. It was the first Empire in the Indian sub-continent came into existence by unifying the innumerable fragments of distracted territory.
The Historical Ashokan Pillar in Patna
From the famous Gurudwara, I headed towards the Ashokan Pillar in Patna as it was extremely famous in the history books, which I had read during my school days. The pillar was best known for the Li…
Arts of the Mauryan Period
SIXTH century BCE marks the beginning of new religious and social movements in the Gangetic valley in the form of Buddhism and Jainism which were part of the shraman tradition. Both religions becam…
The world’s amazing lost cities recently rediscovered
Founded, flourished and eventually forgotten – this has been the fate of many cities since ancient times. A few names have stayed alive in legend and literature while others disappeared completely – until a chance discovery brought these mysterious metropolises back from the dead. From Sigiriya, the amazing hill-top site in Sri Lanka, to the astonishing Pompeii in Italy, we have a look at some of the most fabulous cities lost and reborn.
The Pillars of Ashoka • The Mysterious India
The Pillars of Ashoka (Ashok Stambh) are a series of columns dispersed throughout the northern Indian subcontinent, erected by the Mauryan king Ashoka during his reign in the 3rd century BC.