Historical Information on The Mauryas

Propagation of Dhamma: Within his Dominions: History bears testimony to the propagation of religion by kings and emperors, and the method almost invariably followed by them was the use of the sword. Wars have been fought for propagation of religion, untold numbers died by the sword of proselytising monarchs. Constantine and Charlemagne forced Christianity on their unwilling subjects. But Asoka's [...]