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The Buddha"s philosophy

George Francis Allen

The Buddha"s philosophy

selections from the Pāli canon and an introductory essay

by George Francis Allen

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Published by G. Allen and Unwin, Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gautama Buddha,
  • Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. F. Allen (Y. Siri Nyana) Foreword by A. L. Basham.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23315505M
    LC Control Number59016992


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