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Ashoka (Skt. Aśoka; Tib. མྱ་ངན་མེད་, nyangen mé, Wyl. mya ngan med) — a 3rd century BC Indian emperor who largely contributed to the propagation of Buddhism in India and Asia.

Further Reading

  • Sogyal Rinpoche, Inner and Outer Peace: Buddhism's Contribution to India and the World in Down the Ages: Contribution of Buddhism to India and the World, forthcoming publication