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Published by Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office in Varanasi .
Written in English



  • India


  • India -- Religion.

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

StatementAuthorized translation by J. Wood.
SeriesThe Chowkhamba Sanskrit studies,, v. 25
ContributionsWood, James, Rev., tr.
LC ClassificationsBL2001 .B33 1963
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 309 p.
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL275537M
LC Control Numbersa 64000628

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