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Inscriptions of Ashoka Rock Edict I (RE I) The text of the edict is same at all places, contrary to the variations found among the MREs. Sanskrit text of Girnar edict by Hiranand Sastri इयं धमंलिपि देवानंप्रियेन प्रियदसिना राजा लेखापिता…

The Mauryas

Inscriptions of Ashoka Pillar Edicts Many pillars of the period of Ashoka have been discovered and reported. These pillars can be put into two categories, one carrying inscriptions and other without inscriptions. There are two distinct and important features which…

The Mauryas

References Bhandarkar, D R (1925). Asoka. Asian Educational Services. Madras. ISBN 8120613333 Bhandarkar, D R (1930). ‘Sahsram-Rupnath-Brahmagiri-Maski edicts of Ashoka reconsidered’ published in Annals of Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute vol XXX. Pune. Bhargava, Purushottam Lal (1935). Chandragupta Maurya. The Upper…

The Mauryas

Inscriptions of Ashoka Minor Rock Edict I This edict is found at the following places – Ahraura, Bahapur, Bairat, Brahmagiri, Gavimath, Gujarra, Jatinga Ramesvara, Maski, Nittur, Palkigundu, Panguraria, Rajula Manadagiri, Rupnath, Sahasram, Siddapura, Udegolam and Yerragudi. Details of some important…