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historical study of the terms Hinayāna and Mahāyāna and the origin of Mahāyāna Buddhism

Ryukan Kimura

historical study of the terms Hinayāna and Mahāyāna and the origin of Mahāyāna Buddhism

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Published by University of Calcutta in [Calcutta] .
Written in English

  • Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [xvi]-xx.

    Other titlesHinayāna and Mahāyāna., Mahāyāna Buddhism.
    StatementBy Ryukan Kimura.
    LC ClassificationsBL1451 .K5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 203 p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6281008M
    LC Control Number32028866

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