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Published by Panjab University Publication Bureau in Chandigarh .
Written in English


  • Vedanta.,
  • Idealism.

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Edition Notes

StatementWith a foreword by A. C. Joshi.
SeriesPanjab University. Department of Philosophy. Extension lectures,, 1960
LC ClassificationsB132.V3 R18
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL272998M
LC Control Numbersa 63001112

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