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Patrick Olivelle interviewed by ABC in Australia on King Asoka

King Asoka was the ancient king of India who converted to Buddhism and initiated a sweeping moral reform. Legends of Asoka are numerous but it's only in the last century that his real history has become known as historian of Sanskrit literature at the University Texas, Patrick Olivelle, explains.

Posted: April 2, 2008

Listen to the interview at
http://www.abc.net.au/rn/ark/default.htm

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