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The religious culture of India

power, love, and wisdom

by Friedhelm Hardy

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 554-598) and index.

      StatementFriedhelm Hardy.
      SeriesCambridge studies in religious traditions ;, 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2001.2 .H37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 613 p. :
      Number of Pages613
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1404363M
      ISBN 100521441811
      LC Control Number93012492


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