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Buddhism and the Cosmos

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sōka Gakkai.,
  • Buddhist cosmology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDaisaku Ikeda in conversation with Masayoshi Kiguchi and Eiichi Shimura.
    ContributionsKiguchi, Masayoshi., Shimura, Eiichi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4570.C6 I39 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368 p. ;
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2609779M
    ISBN 100356107736
    LC Control Number85171840


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