Jainist studies. by Otto Stein

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Published by Jaina Sahitya Samsodhaka Pratiṣṭhan; sole agents: Gurjara Grantharatna Karyalaya in Abmedabad .

Written in English

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Places:

  • India

Subjects:

  • Jaina literature -- History and criticism.,
  • India -- Civilization.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementEdited by Jina Vijaya Muni, with co-operation of A. S. Gopani.
SeriesJaina Sahitya Samsodhaka-studies, no. 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS425 .S84
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 132 p.
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5468393M
LC Control Number73171353

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