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The flower of Chinese Buddhism

Daisaku Ikeda

The flower of Chinese Buddhism

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Published by Middleway Press in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDaisaku Ikeda ; translated by Burton Watson
SeriesThe Soka Gakkai history of Buddhism series -- 3, Soka Gakkai history of Buddhism series -- 3.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ626 .I38 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24547109M
ISBN 100977924548
ISBN 109780977924547
LC Control Number2009034036
OCLC/WorldCa368036914


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