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Biographies of Hindu religious figures.

Biographies of Hindu religious figures.

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Published by Library of Congress Office, Library of Congress Photoduplication Service in New Delhi, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Hindu saints -- India -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesSouth Asia ephemera collection., I-CLR-418.2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 96/60349 (B)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination9 microfiches.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL640737M
      LC Control Number96905748

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