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Chandragupta Maurya: 340-289 BCE. At age twenty he ruled an Indian empire that stretched from the Bay of Bengal to the Arabian Sea and as far north as the Hindu Kush in Afganistan. Commanded highly trained Greek and Indian warrior women as his personal bodyguard. Numbering 500, they were armed with swords, bows, and spears in various combinations. Founder of the Mauryan Dynasty. Asoka was his grandson.
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Upon hearing the sound of the falling fruits, the demon Dhenukāsura, who was living there in the form of an ass, began to approach with great force. The demon appeared first before Balarāma and began to kick His chest with his hind legs. At first, Balarāma did not say anything, but the demon with great anger began to kick Him again more vehemently. This time Balarāma immediately caught hold of the legs of the ass with one hand and, wheeling him around, threw him into the treetops.