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Theravāda meditation

the Buddhist transformation of yoga

by Winston Lee King

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditation -- Buddhism.,
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWinston L. King.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ5612 .K56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4421470M
    ISBN 100271002549
    LC Control Number79025856


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