Ashoka

About the room

A dictatorial king becomes a compassionate messenger.  A magnificent nascent personality turns into reality. He started at war to end up at peace. Get to know this magical story.

Taal-room
Taal-room
Taal-room
ashoka-room
Taal-room

Elements at the Ashoka room

Sword table

Sword table

A sword strong and influential. Emperor Ashoka’s skill on display. This violent nature before his transformation. The place where his journey began.

Painting

Painting

The most significant bit of Ashoka’s life. An event that triggered his transformation.
The change in his personality. Captured in a painting. The journey from violence to tranquility. Shown in a painting. On one side is his army. On the other, his enlightenment.

Ashoka chair

Ashoka chair

Inspired by the popular game of Snakes (Saap) and Ladders (Seedi). Created by 3 artists.
A depiction of the ups and downs in life. Come, sit and face life.

Bed

Bed

Inspired by the many stupas. A creation by Ashoka. A messenger of love. Rich in texture.
Buddhist pillars that suggest a sense of peace that Ashoka had attained. There lie some teachings. Find your learning. On both sides of the bed they lie.