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Published by Christian Literature Society for India in London .
Written in English


  • Vedanta.,
  • Philosophy, Hindu.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy John Murdoch.
SeriesGreat Indian questions of the day -- no. 9
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16620408M

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