Ancient India: Ashoka's Method of Rule
17:16 - 20:22
3m 6s
The narrator describes how the Aryans clashed with Alexander the Great's army in India, and how an Indian Buddhist Emperor, Ashoka, recorded the first attempt at political unity in India. It is then explained how Ashoka created the idea of nonviolence. Ashoka also created the idea of conquering by right conduct, or Dhamma, and it is described how this was modern for its time.


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