Kalinga war ppt

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THE KALINGA WAR

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  1. 1. INTRODUCTIONHEN ? 261 BC HERE? PRESENT ORISSAHO? EMPEROR ASHOKA &KALINGRAJHY? ECONOMIC & POLITICALREASONS
  2. 2. LOCATION DAYA RIVER YUDH MERUDHA DHAULI HILL
  3. 3. KALINGA RICH LAND CAUSING TRADE PROBLEM BETWEENTWO MAURYAN EMPIRES UNCONQUERED STATE ASHOKATHE INDIAN EMPEROR OF MAURYA DYNASTY ASCENDED THRONE IN 273 BC. CONQUEST FOR EMPIRES. CHANDHASHOK.
  4. 4. IN THE 12th YEAROF HIS REIGN HESENT A LETTER TOKALINGRAJASKING ITSSUBMISSION BUTKALINGRAJREFUSED TOSUBMIT.
  5. 5. AS A RESULT ASHOKA LEAD AHUGE ARMY TO KALINGA THE WHOLE OF KALINGA TURNED INTO BATTLE ARENA IT WAS FOR THE FIRST TIME THATEMPEROR ASHOKA WAS ON BATTLEFIELD
  6. 6. 1,00,000 lakh kalingans lost their lives and 1,50,000 were injured. Equal number of Mauryansoldiers were also killed. Not even a single man in kalingawas alive to live a life of slavery.
  7. 7. The dhauli hill(dhauligiri)-place where kalinga war was foughtThe river Daya which turned blood red after the kalinga war. (in orrisa).
  8. 8. THIS WAR IS MENTIONED IN THE 13th ROCK EDICT OF KING ASHOKAMOST OF HIS ROCK EDICTS ARE INPALI LANGUAGETHEY WERE FOUND INUJJAIN,SANCHI,SARNATH,SOPARA,JUNAGAD
  9. 9. On witnessing bloodshed,devastated families dueto war AshokaEMBRACED BUDDHISM.REBUILT EMPIRE ON LINES OFPEACE & HARMONY.CONCEPT OF DHARMAVIJAYA.
  10. 10. DHAMMAMISSIONARIES WERE SENT TOSYRIA,GREECE,MACEDONIA,SRI LANKA.SOCIAL ANIMAL WELFARE.BUILT STUPAS, PILLARS, FOR SPREAD OFBUDDHISM & ENSHRINEMENT OF BUDDHASBODY RELICS
  11. 11. WARYTO UNIVERSAL PEACE
  12. 12. THANKYOU