Ashoka Edicts of Jungadh
Etched on a huge boulder, the Ashoka Edicts were found by James Todd.
Emperor Ashoka inscribed 14 edicts in Pali script in about 250 BC instructing people to be kind to women and animals, and to give alms to beggars etc.
About King Ashoka
Emperor Ahsoka, a Mauryan ruler, was one of the greatest emperors of all times. His empire spread across the entire Indian subcontinent, from the present day Afghanistan to Bangladesh. Under Ashoka’s rule, India was united as one single entity.The name Ashoka means “without any sorrow”.
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