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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Tamil Nadu
    • Subjects:
    • Alvars.,
    • Vaishnavism -- India -- Tamil Nadu -- Doctrines.,
    • Mysticism -- Hinduism.,
    • Theism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-257) and index.

      StatementS.M.S. Chari.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1284.545 .S645 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL331586M
      ISBN 108120813421
      LC Control Number97913693


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