King Asoka and Buddhism

Author: Anuradha Seneviratna (editor)
Subtitle: Historical and Literary Studies
No of Pages: 250
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 1994
File Size: 2 MB
Permission: Available through the generosity of the Buddhist Publication Society.
Blurb: A┼Ťoka was one of the greatest political figures. After he embraced Buddhism, he transformed his polity from one of military conquest to one of Dharmavijaya, meaning victory by righteousness and truth. This book shows how he tapped the ethical and spiritual potentials of rulership.
Notes: Includes maps.