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  1. Bindusara was the second Mauryan emperor (Born c.320 BCE, ruled: 298 - c. (Web site)
  2. Bindusara was born before his father ever became Emperor so the below legend is definitely not true.
  3. Bindusara was the second Mauryan emperor (Born c.
  4. Bindusara was succeeded by his son Ashoka, the most famous of the Mauryan Kings.
  5. Bindusara was succeeded by his son Asoka, the best known of the Maurya emperors (see Asoka). (Web site)

Emperor Bindusara

  1. Emperor Bindusara called back Ashoka from the exile and sent him to Ujjain.


  1. When Bindusara died a vicious struggle for the throne began; it ended in 268 when Asoka slew all but one of his brothers.
  2. His growing popularity across the empire made his elder brothers wary of his chances of being favoured by Bindusara to become the next emperor.

Mauryan Emperor

  1. Chandragupta Maurya renounced his throne to his son, Bindusara, who became the new Mauryan Emperor. (Web site)
  2. Bindusara would go on to become a great king and to father the greatest Mauryan Emperor since Chandragupta - Asoka.
  3. Ashoka was a boy of the Mauryan emperor Bindusara by a comparatively moo graded Queen called Dharma. (Web site)

Son Ashoka

  1. Bindusara died in 272 BC (some records say 268 BC) and was succeeded by his son Ashoka the Great.
  2. However, Kalinga was not friendly with the Mauryans and so a war was fought between the people of Kalinga and Mauryans led by Bindusara's son Ashoka.
  3. The reason for the second revolt is unknown, but it could not be suppressed by Bindusara due to his untimely death, but was later crushed by Ashoka.
  4. He was succeeded by his son, Bindusara (297-272 BCE). Bindusara was succeeded to the throne by Ashoka.


  1. In the meantime, Emperor Bindusara took ill and was on his death bed. (Web site)
  2. King Bindusara now asked Pingalavatsajiva to examine the princes and pronounce who would best be able to rule after his death. (Web site)
  3. In the meantime, Emperor Bindusara took ill and was on his death-bed.
  4. Chanakya meanwhile stayed as the Prime Minister of Bindusara.
  5. Emperor Bindusara summoned Ashoka back after an exile of two years.


  1. A clique of ministers led by , who were hostile towards Susima, summoned Ashoka to take the crown, though Bindusara preferred Susima.
  2. A clique of ministers lead by Radhagupta, who hated Susima, summoned Ashoka to take the crown, though Bindusara preferred Susima.
  3. SCENE 4. In this mimed scene, Cankya leads Ashoka dreamily through the Court in front of King Bindusara, Prince Susima, and the Ministers. (Web site)

Already Dead

  1. Bindusara extended this empire to the southern part of India, as far as what is now known as Karnataka.
  2. Oddly enough, soon after Bindusara addressed the public with his intent to stand down, a silent sibling rivalry commenced. (Web site)
  3. It is not known if Bindusara was already dead at this time.


  1. A drop ( bindu in Sanskrit) of poison had passed to the baby's head, and hence Chanakya named him Bindusara.
  2. Bindusara also had a minister named Subandhu who did not like Chanakya.
  3. Both these names, Dhanananda and Bindusara, have no phonetic similarity with the names Xandrammes and Sandrocyptus of the Greek accounts.
  4. He was preceded in this role by Megasthenes, ambassador to Chandragupta Maurya, and Deimachus, ambassador to his son, and father of Ashoka, Bindusara. (Web site)
  5. Bindusara asked the nurses who confirmed this story and he became very angry with Chanakya.


  1. Bindusara campaigned in the Deccan, extending the Mauryan empire in the peninsula to as far as Mysore. (Web site)
  2. At the time of Bindusara's death in 272 BC, practically the entire sub-continent had come under Mauryan suzerainty.
  3. -The Mauryan Empire grew in extend under Candragupta and got further expanded under Bindusara and Asoka. (Web site)


  1. Ambassadors from Syria and Egypt lived at Bindusara's court. (Web site)
  2. Bindusara maintained good relations with Selucus Nicator and the emperors regularly exchanged ambassadors and presents. (Web site)
  3. Bindusara maintained good relations with Seleucus Nicator and the emperors regularly exchanged ambassadors and presents. (Web site)


  1. Bindusara's life has not been documented as well as his father Chandragupta or his son Ashoka. (Web site)
  2. Chandragupta was succeeded by his son Bindusara, who expanded the kingdom over most of present day India, barring the extreme south and east.
  3. After ruling for about twenty five years, Chandragupta left his throne to his son Bindusara and became a Jain ascetic. (Web site)


  1. This was left to Bindusara's son Ashok, who campaigned successfully against Kalinga.
  2. Bindusara didn't conquer the friendly Dravidian kingdoms of the Cholas, Pandyas, and Cheras.
  3. Apart from these southern states, Kalinga (the modern Orissa) was the only kingdom in India that didn't form the part of Bindusara's empire.
  4. Bindusara continued the policy of having friendly relations with Hellenic world. (Web site)
  5. Asia Bindusara sends Mauryan army to conquer the Tamil countries.


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