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CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT ASHOKAN ROCK EDICTS:
1.MAJOR RoCK EDICTS XIII records ashoka remorse at rhe sufferings caused by his kalinga campaign.
2.major rock edict X records ashoka visit to lumbini.
3.Major rock edixts XII refers to Dhamna mahamattas as a new category of officers insituted by ashoka.
4.major rock edicts XII speaks about showing tolerance towards all sects.
WHICH OF THE STATEMEMTS ABOVE ARE CORRECT.
A. 1 AND 4
B.2 AND 3
C.3 AND 4
D.1,3 AND 4


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    Rock Edict I
    Prohibits animal slaughter. Bans festive gatherings and killings of animals. Only two peacocks and one deer were killed in Asoka’s kitchen. He wished to discontinue this practice of killing two peacocks and one deer as well.
    Major Rock Edict II
    Provides for care for man and animals, describes recipients as the Chola, Pandyas, Satyapura and Keralputra Kingdoms of South India, and the Greek king Antiochus II and his neighbours.[4]
    Major Rock Edict III
    Generosity to Brahmans. Issued after 12 years of Asoka’s coronation. It says that the Yuktas (subordinate officers) and Pradesikas (district Heads) along with Rajukas (Rural officers ) shall go to the all areas of kingdom every five years and spread the Dhamma Policy of Asoka.
    Major Rock Edict IV
    Dhammaghosa is ideal to the mankind and not the Bherighosa. Impact of Dhamma on society.

    Major Rock Edict V
    Concerns about the policy towards slaves. He mentions in this rock edict "Every Human is my child". Appointment of Dhammamahamatras is mentioned in this edict.
    Major Rock Edict VI
    Describes King’s desire to get informed about the conditions of the people constantly. Talks about welfare measures.
    Major Rock Edict VII
    Requests tolerance for all religions - "To foster one’s own sect, depreciating the others out of affection for one’s own, to exalt its merit, is to do the worst harm to one’s own sect."

    The Kandahar Greek Edict of Ashoka is a portion of a Major Rock Edict in Greek recovered in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 1963.
    Major Rock Edict VIII
    Describes Asoka’s first Dhamma Yatra to Bodhgaya & Bodhi Tree.
    Major Rock Edict IX
    Condemns popular ceremonies. Stress in ceremonies of Dhamma.
    Major Rock Edict X
    Condemns the desire for fame and glory. Stresses on popularity of Dhamma.
    Major Rock Edict XI
    Elaborates Dhamma Major
    Rock Edict XII
    Directed and determined request for tolerance among different religious sects.
    Also written in Greek in the Kandahar Greek Edict of Ashoka (last portion)
    Major Rock Edict XIII
    It is the largest inscription from the edict. It talks about the Ashoka's victory over Kalinga and also mentions about the high number of casualties in that war.[5] King considered the victory by "Dhamma" to be the foremost victory; mentions the victory of "Dhamma" where the Greek being named Amtiyoga or Amtiyaka (

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