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Religions of India

Thomas Mary Berry

Religions of India

Hinduism Yoga, Buddhism

by Thomas Mary Berry

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Published by Benziger in Beverly Hills, [Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinduism.,
  • Yoga.,
  • Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 203-206.

    Statementby Thomas Berry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2001.2 .B4 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226 p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14081598M


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