The Bhagavad Gītā
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The Bhagavad Gītā a new translation with commentary

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
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Includes index.

StatementDavid White.
SeriesAmerican university studies., v. 39
ContributionsWhite, David, 1917-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1138.62 .E5 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2033764M
ISBN 100820405272
LC Control Number88009723

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