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The first ruler of the mauryan dynasty was

Chandragupta Maurya

Ashoka's inscription where written in

Pali

Who was the most famous mauryan ruler

Ashoka

Who was considered the first unifier of India

Chandragupta Maurya

The duty of Dhamma mahamatta was to

Propagate dhamma

Which one out of the following message does not conform to ashoka's dhamma

Praise your own religion and citizens other religion

Which one out of the following mauryan emperor's is shown in the picture

Bindusara

Why is Ashoka remember as a great ruler even today

Both a and b

The modern an administration was divided into _ provinces

Forty

Bindusara believed in the philosophy of_

Aajivika

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Mauryan Dynasty

  • The first ruler of the Mauryan dynasty was Chandragupta Maurya.
  • Ashoka's inscriptions were written in Brahmi script.

Ashoka

  • Ashoka was the most famous Mauryan ruler.
  • He was considered the first unifier of India.
  • Ashoka is remembered as a great ruler even today due to his promotion of non-violence, tolerance, and welfare of his people.

Dhamma Mahamatta

  • The duty of Dhamma Mahamatta was to spread the message of Dhamma and supervise its implementation.

Ashoka's Dhamma

  • The message that does not conform to Ashoka's Dhamma is one that promotes violence and cruelty.

Mauryan Emperors

  • The picture shows Ashoka.

Administration

  • The modern Mauryan administration was divided into six provinces.

Bindusara

  • Bindusara believed in the philosophy of Ajivikas.

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