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Religion as knowledge the Hindu concept by Janaki Abhisheki

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Published by s.n. in [Pune? .
Written in English



  • India


  • Hinduism,
  • Philosophy, Hindu,
  • India -- Intellectual life

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [342]-360.

Statementby Janaki Abhisheki.
LC ClassificationsBL1202 .A22 1980z
The Physical Object
Pagination371 p. ;
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2165597M
LC Control Number88902782

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