Q. Which of the following Buddhist text/s is/are gave an account of Chadragupta’s life?
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Explanation: The major literary sources for the period include Hemachandra’s Parishishtaparvan (establishing Chandragupta’s connections with Jainism);
- Vishakhadatta’s Mudrarakshasa from the 5th century (a historical drama describing the clever machinations of Chanakya against Chandragupta’s enemies);
- Dandin’s Dashakumaracharita; Banabhatta’s Kadambari; the trinity of Buddhist texts that give us an account of Chadragupta’s life, namely, the Mahavamsa, Milindapanho, and Mahabhashya.
Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT