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Published by Kusumanjali Prakashan in Meerut .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Buddhism -- India -- History.,
  • Buddhist inscriptions -- India.,
  • Inscriptions, Indic.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Gindallian Mangvungh ; foreword by S.R. Goyal.
LC ClassificationsBQ344 .M36 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 233 p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1370828M
LC Control Number92901916

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