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Buddhism in a changing world proceedings of the 7th international Buddhistconference by International Buddhist Conference (7th 1981 Bodha-Gaya)

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Published by International Buddhist Conference in Bodha-Gaya .
Written in English


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Statement(chief editor, Upendra Thakur).
ContributionsThakur, Upendra.
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Open LibraryOL14460188M

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