symbolism of the stupa by Adrian Snodgrass

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Published by Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Stūpas,
  • Buddhist art and symbolism

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 381-407.

Book details

StatementAdrian Snodgrass.
SeriesStudies on Southeast Asia
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ5125.S8 S66 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2624652M
ISBN 100877277001
LC Control Number85192873

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