Ashoka was a descendant of the great Mauryas, who ruled Indian in the second and third century B.C. His regime extended from 273 to 232 B.C. He diverted all of his energy to bringing peace and happiness by spreading the word of Buddha, after that he was known as Dharam-Ashoka. The imperial policy was expressed and inscribed on pillar which were known as Seven Pillar Edicts, The Ashoka Pillar at Sarnath reminds us even today of his greatness. The three lions that adorn it, the "Dharam Chakra" has been adopted by the Indian Governent as the as device of its national Seal. Tandoor is cylinrical clay oven native to India. This oven is of ancient origin and can be retraced back several thousand years. The Tandoor comes in a variety of sizes. The Tandoor is fully buried in sand for insulation. Charcoal is used in the Tandoor. A temperature of 800 degrees is maintained inside the Tandoor.