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Swedenborg the Buddhist or, The higher Swedenborgianism, its secrets and Thibetan origin by Carl Herman Vetterling

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Published by The Buddhistic Swedenborgian brotherhood in Los Angeles .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Philangi Dàsa [pseud.]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8748 .V4
The Physical Object
Pagination322 p.
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6383476M
LC Control Number39005087
OCLC/WorldCa7039070

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