Buddha"s philosophy

selections from the Pāli canon and an introductory essay by George Francis Allen

Publisher: Macmillan in New York

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Bibliography: p. [189]

StatementG.F. Allen (Y. Siri Nyana) ; foreword by A.L. Basham.
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
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