Buddhism and Lamaism
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Buddhism and Lamaism a study of the religion of Tibet by J. E. Ellam

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Published by Pilgrims Pub. in Varanasi, India .
Written in English


  • Buddhism -- China -- Tibet,
  • Buddhism,
  • Tibet (China) -- Religion

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Edition Notes

StatementJ.E. Ellam.
SeriesPilgrims pocket series
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15557697M
ISBN 108177690140

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