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History of the Tantric religion

an historical, ritualistic, and philosophical study

by Narendra Nath Bhattacharyya

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Published by Manohar Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tantrism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-458) and index.

    StatementN.N. Bhattacharyya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1283.83 .B46 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination483 p. ;
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL157180M
    ISBN 108173040257
    LC Control Number99932709


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