Buddha"s teaching: its essential meaning
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Buddha"s teaching: its essential meaning by Wettimuny, R. G. de. S.

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Published by M. D. Gunasena in [Colombo] .
Written in English


  • Buddhism -- History -- To ca. 100 A.D.

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Statement[by] R. G. de S. Wettimuny.
LC ClassificationsBL1456.21 .W47
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Pagination183 p.
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5745738M
LC Control Number70905291

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