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Kalinga war ppt

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ppt about kalinga war,how it lead to peace and spread of buddhism.

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Kalinga war ppt

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION HEN ? 261 BC HERE? PRESENT ORISSA HO? EMPEROR ASHOKA & KALINGRAJHY? ECONOMIC & POLITICALREASONS
  2. 2. LOCATION DAYA RIVER YUDH MERUDHA DHAULI HILL
  3. 3. KALINGA RICH LAND CAUSING TRADE PROBLEM BETWEEN TWO 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 A HUGE ARMY TO KALINGA THE WHOLE OF KALINGA TURNED INTO BATTLE ARENA  IT WAS FOR THE FIRST TIME THAT EMPEROR ASHOKA WAS ON BATTLEFIELD
  6. 6.  1,00,000 lakh kalingans lost their lives and 1,50,000 were injured. Equal number of Mauryan soldiers were also killed. Not even a single man in kalinga was 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 ASHOKA MOST OF HIS ROCK EDICTS ARE IN “PALI” LANGUAGETHEY WERE FOUND INUJJAIN,SANCHI,SARNATH,SOPARA,JUNAGAD
  9. 9. On witnessing bloodshed,devastated families due to war Ashoka EMBRACED 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 OF BUDDHISM & ENSHRINEMENT OF BUDDHA’S BODY RELICS
  11. 11. WAR YTO UNIVERSAL PEACE
  12. 12. THANKYOU

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