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Buddhist perspective on the religions and philosophy of life in India compendium of papers presented at an Academic Conference held at Won Kwang University, Iri City, Korea, April 1991 by Mittal, Kewal Krishan

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Published by Published by Abha Prakashan in association with World Buddhist Cultural Foundation (India) in Delhi .
Written in English



  • REligion


  • Buddhism -- Doctrines,
  • Buddhism -- Relations,
  • Philosophy, Buddhist,
  • REligion -- Philosophy

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Edition Notes

StatementKewal Krishan Mittal.
LC ClassificationsBQ4095 .M58 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. ;
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1057360M
LC Control Number93901761

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