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Meeting the Buddhas

a guide to Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and Tantric deities

by Vessantara

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Windhorse Publications in [Sheffield] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gods, Buddhist

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-343) and index.

    StatementVessantara.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4630 .V47 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination356 p. :
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1523331M
    ISBN 100904766535
    LC Control Number93212009


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