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The paths of Buddhism

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Published by Cassell & Co in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean-Luc Toula-Breysse
    SeriesBeacon. Religion, Beacon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ860 .T68 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 pages :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26437582M
    ISBN 10184202129X
    ISBN 109781842021293
    OCLC/WorldCa59512789


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