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Aspects of Buddhist social philosophy.

Kulatissa Nanda Jayatilleke

Aspects of Buddhist social philosophy.

by Kulatissa Nanda Jayatilleke

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Published by Buddhist Publication Society in Kandy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWheel publications -- No.128/129
ContributionsBuddhist Publication Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination50p.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13697335M

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