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The symbolism of Hindu Gods and rituals

A. Parthasarathy

The symbolism of Hindu Gods and rituals

by A. Parthasarathy

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Published by A. Parthasarathy in Mumbai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hindu symbolism,
  • Gods, Hindu,
  • Hinduism -- Rituals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes passages in Sanskrit (Sanskrit in roman and Devanagari).

    StatementA. Parthasarathy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1215.S9+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23219116M
    ISBN 108187111542
    LC Control Number2009311381

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