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Humanitarian view of Buddhism

International Buddhist Conference (23rd 1998 Buddh Gaya, India)

Humanitarian view of Buddhism

proceedings of the XXIII International Buddhist Conference : December 8th & 9th, 1998.

by International Buddhist Conference (23rd 1998 Buddh Gaya, India)

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Published by International Buddhist Conference in Bodh-Gaya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Buddhism and humanism -- Congresses.,
  • Buddhist sociology -- Congresses.,
  • Buddhism and social problems -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsInternational Buddhist Brotherhood Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ20 .I582 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL171046M
    LC Control Number99950748


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