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Published by Shanti Sadan in London .
Written in English


  • Advaita.,
  • Vedanta.,
  • Self-realization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translated from the Sanskrit.

Statementtranslated by Hari Prasad Shastri.
ContributionsShastri, Hari Prasad, 1882-1956.
The Physical Object
Pagination66p. ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19031006M

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