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Symbolic process on the Buddhist past

Victoria Kennick Urubshurow

Symbolic process on the Buddhist past

spiritual development in the biographical tradition of Milarepa

by Victoria Kennick Urubshurow

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Published .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Victoria Kennick Urubshurow.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84/276 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 407 p.
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2994719M
LC Control Number84250600

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