The best Buddhist writing 2008

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Published by Shambhala, Publishers Group UK [distributor] in Boston, Mass, Enfield .

Written in English

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  • Buddhism.

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Statementedited by Melvin McLeod.
ContributionsMcLeod, Melvin.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 331 p. ;
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23102655M
ISBN 101590306155
ISBN 109781590306154

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