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Published by Routledge in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Knowledge, Theory of (Buddhism),
  • Self-perception -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism,
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementZhihua Yao.
SeriesRoutledge critical studies in Buddhism
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ4440 .Y36 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3300475M
ISBN 10041534431X
LC Control Number2004029526

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