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A popular dictionary of Buddhism.

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddha and Buddhism -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Based on A brief glossary of Buddhist terms, by A. C. March.

    Other titlesBrief glossary of Buddhist terms.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsMarch, Arthur Charles, 1880-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1403 .H8 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p.
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5884700M
    LC Control Number63016729
    OCLC/WorldCa1313104


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