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on Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:21 am
It was not possible for him actually prevent Chandragupta’s death by weapons but yes, one of the best known methods of assassinating a king was to poison him. So, Chanakya started adding small amounts of poison to Chandragupta’s food to make him immune against poisons.
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on Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:21 am
The dosage of poison added to Chandragupta’s food gradually increased day by day. However one day, Chandragupta accidentally fed his food to his wife, who was only a week away from delivering a baby.
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Because of the high dose of poison, Chandragupta’s wife collapsed and died. Chanakya at that point had to save the child in her womb. He immediately took a drastic step and cut open the belly of
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on Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:21 am
Whatever happened, the fact is that the baby was saved. Unfortunately, a drop of the poison blood managed to reach the baby and left a ‘dot’ mark on his forehead.
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