10 Lines Essay on King Ashoka in English for Students

  1. Ashoka was an Indian emperor of the Maurya dynasty.
  2. He was the grandson of its founder of Mauryan dynasty Chandragupta.
  3. He was the son of the second emperor, Bindusara. 
  4. Ashoka was born in Pataliputra (now Patna) around 304 BCE. 
  5. He is known for his military conquests and for spreading Buddhism.
  6. He fought the great war of Kalinga.
  7. He became very upset after watching the blood shed in the war.
  8. He promoted principles of non-violence, religious tolerance, and dhamma. 
  9. He used rock and pillar edicts to communicate his messages to his subjects.
  10. He was the only emperor of India to get the title of ‘Chakrawarti Samrat’.