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Ashoka's war in Kalinga .Ashoka declared war against Kalinga (modern-day coastal Orissa). But the aftermath was so horrifying that Ashoka decided to give up fighting Kaling Bombay Ashoka tried to spread is message among his people through inscriptions written in Prakrit, using the Brahmi script. He is the only king who gave up conquest after winning a war.
Ashoka's dhamma (way of life) did not involve any worship to god or sacrifices, and he thought that his duty towards his subjects was like that of a father towards his son. There were many challenges in his empire, such as people followed different religions, animals were sacrificed, slaves and servants were ill-treated, there were quarrels between families and neighbours, and Ashoka worked hard to manage them. .He appointed officials called Dhamma Mahamatta who travelled and spread Ashoka's dhamma, and sent messengers to different countries such as Egypt, Sri Lanka, Syria, and Greece to spread his dhamma Ashoka also got his message inscribed on rocks and pillars, out of which his 13 rock edicts are the most famous
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