In what ways was Ashoka the great inspired by Buddhism and the Arthashastra?


By Sunil Kumar Ashoka formed a strong empire and like other kings and emperors of the time intrinsically believed in the intrinsic powers of royalty. His religious world-view was tempered by Buddhism to the extent that he is supposed to …

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How were the drainage systems of Indus valley civilization forgotten during medieval times in India?


By Sunil Kumar Almost all history is open to interpretation and questioning; due to the fact that nobody is sure as to what happened exactly; and anybody who claims to be a 100% certain is either bluffing or living in …

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