World Buddhist sects, unity in diversity

proceeding of the 14th International Buddhist Conference, 1988. by International Buddhist Conference (14th 1988 Buddh Gaya, India)

Publisher: Editorial Board, The Conference in Bodhgaya

Written in English
Published: Pages: 172 Downloads: 567
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  • Buddhist sects -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

ContributionsInternational Buddhist Brotherhood Association.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ20 .I582 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 172, v p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1370441M
LC Control Number92901494

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