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1.Ashoka was an emperor from the Maurya Dynasty who ruled most of India andhelped spread Buddhism across India.2.Three aspects of Ashoka’s dharma were that dharma had to do with respectingyour parents, teachers and elders and holding them at the highest value in theirlives. Even respectign slaves and people who were poor. Another aspect wasthat cruelty towards living things and slathering of animals was against dharma.Talking about this the edict states “ how the sound of war drums became a callfor drama rather than war” (875). Lastly the third aspect of Ashoka’s dharma wasthat practicing dharma would be impossible for an immoral person.3.Ashoka proposed that he wouldissue a proclamation and ask his officials who
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