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Saivism origin, history & thought : proceedings of the Seminar on Saivism by Seminar on Saivism (1988 Srisailam, India)

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Published by Telugu University in Hyderabad, [India] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the Seminar on Saivism.
Statementeditor, K. Thimma Reddy.
ContributionsThimma Reddy, K., Telugu University (Hyderabad, India)
LC ClassificationsBL1280.5 .S46 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 419 p. ;
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1256172M
LC Control Number94906355

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