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The world of Buddhism

Buddhist monks and nuns in society and culture

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-[296]) and index.

    Other titlesBuddhism.
    Statementtexts by Richard Gombrich ... [et al.] ; edited by Heinz Bechert and Richard Gombrich.
    ContributionsGombrich, Richard F. 1937-, Bechert, Heinz, 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4012 .W67 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination308 p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1570788M
    ISBN 100500276285
    LC Control Number91065147

      Depending on the region of the world and the historical period, Buddhist manuscripts and books have been created on a wide range of materials, .


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