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Buddhist literature, yesterday and today

G. R. Sain

Buddhist literature, yesterday and today

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Published by Concorde Press in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Bibliography.,
  • Buddhist literature, English -- Bibliography.

  • About the Edition

    Bibliographical compendium of Buddhist literature in English.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementG.R. Sain.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7860 .S25 1992, BQ4012 .S25 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1377938M
    ISBN 10818583900X
    LC Control Number92910086


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