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Religious thought and life in India.

An account of the religions of the Indian peoples, based on a life"s study of their literature and on personal investigations in their own country
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Statementby Monier Williams Part I Vedism, Brāhmanism, and Hindūism.
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LC ClassificationsBL2001 .M6 1885
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Paginationxv, [1] 552 p.
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Open LibraryOL6274769M
LC Control Number32013955
OCLC/WorldCa830818

Religious thought and life in India: an account of the religions of the Indian peoples, based on a life's study of their literature and on personal investigations in their own country Part I.

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