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Jaina yoga a survey of the mediaeval śrāvakācāras by R. Williams

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English


  • Religious life -- Jainism.,
  • Yoga -- Jainism.,
  • Jainism -- Doctrines.

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Edition Notes

Statementby R. Williams.
SeriesLala Sunder Lal Jain research series ;, v. 1, London oriental series ;, v. 14
LC ClassificationsBL1376 .W54 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2832014M
ISBN 100895819678
LC Control Number83908361

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