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Buddhist experience in America

Morgan, Diane

Buddhist experience in America

by Morgan, Diane

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- United States,
  • Spiritual life -- Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-365) and index.

    StatementDiane Morgan.
    SeriesThe American religious experience, American religious experience (Greenwood Press (Westport, Conn.))
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ722 .M67 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 372 p. :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17623677M
    ISBN 100313324913
    LC Control Number2004052655
    OCLC/WorldCa55534989

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