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Yakṣas

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

Yakṣas

by Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

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Published by Munshiram Manoharlal in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- India.,
  • Mythology, Indic.,
  • Sculpture -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAnanda K. Coomaraswamy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1215.Y3 C62 1928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43, 23 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20242236M

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