Ashoka's Rock Edicts

In the year 1822, British historian Colonel James Todd has discovered this one of the famous Edicts of Ashoka.

Ashoka's Rock Edicts

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Ashoka's Rock Edicts Junagadh
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Ashoka's Rock Edicts Junagadh
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By Air

The nearest airport to Junagadh is Rajkot, which is 102 kilometers away. From here you can find linking flights from different Indian cities to other states as well.

By Train

Junagadh railway station has its own railway station which is just 4 km from Ashoka's Rock Edicts. This railway station is located on the Indian Railways' Western Railway network. And a variety of trains connect the city to the rest of the country.

By Bus

Junagadh is well-connected to the rest of the country due to an extensive road network as well. You can hire numerous State Transport Corporation buses that connect Junagadh to other major cities and towns in Gujarat, as well as other parts of the country.

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Ashoka's Rock Edicts, Junagadh, Gujarat

In Junagadh, the Ashoka Editcs is one of the major Edicts of Ashoka. There is a total of 14 edicts of Ashoka and they are written in the Brahmi language. In the year 1822, British historian Colonel James Todd has discovered this rock. 

The inscriptions on the stones describe Ashok's philosophy, which included respect for all religions, cultivating a positive attitude, being kind to everyone, and resisting greed and animal sacrifice. To describe his own Edicts, Ashoka used the phrase Dhama Lipi (Prakrit in Brahmi script: "Inscriptions of the Dharma"). The inscriptions date from 250 BC and are written in Brahmi script in Pali. Inscriptions in the Sanskrit language are also found on the same rock. Ashoka's Rock Edicts history also depicts King Ashok's life history, demonstrating how he abandoned war and violence to become a devoted Buddhist.

Things to do in Ashoka's Rock Edicts

1. Sightseeing 

Sightseeing is another important activity that people can enjoy when they are here, the environment offers some the amazing viewpoint for sightseeing.

2. Photography

Photography is another popular activity which you can enjoy. The place nearby Ashoka's Rock Edicts is surrounded by numerous points where you can click amazing photographs.

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