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Great Buddhists of the twentieth century

Sangharakshita Bhikshu

Great Buddhists of the twentieth century

by Sangharakshita Bhikshu

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Published by Windhorse Publications in Birmingham [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhists -- Biography.,
  • Buddhism -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementSangharakshita.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ840 .S26 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL735771M
    ISBN 100904766802
    LC Control Number97126385
    OCLC/WorldCa38150236

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