Studies in Jainism.

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Published by Jain Study Circle in Flushing, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Jainism.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Duli Chandra Jain.
ContributionsJain, Duli Chandra., Jain Study Circle.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1305 .S78 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 90 p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1899422M
ISBN 10096261050X
LC Control Number90091543
OCLC/WorldCa27672906

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