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अशोक IV.

See also अशोक II. , अशोक III.
n.  (मौर्य. भविष्य.) वायु तथा ब्रह्मांड के मतानुसार, भद्रसार का पुत्र । परंतु भागवत तथा विष्णु पुराण में, अशोकवर्धन नाम दिया है, तथा पहले में इसे वारिसार का, एवं दूसरे में बिंदुसार का पुत्र कहा हैं । पट्टन के कश्यपकुल के बिंदुसार राजा का पुत्र । यह बौद्धधर्मीय था । बौद्ध धर्म के प्रसार के लिये इसने पर्याप्त प्रयत्न किये । यह अत्यंत पराक्रमी था [भवि. प्रति.२.७]

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