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Crisis in Japanese Buddhism case of the Otani Sect by David A. Suzuki

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Published by Buddhist Books International in Los Angeles .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shinshū Ōtani-ha -- History.,
  • Higashi Honganji (Kyoto, Japan) -- History.,
  • Shin (Sect) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby David A. Suzuki.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ8712.8 .S89 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2538114M
ISBN 100914910515
LC Control Number85019052

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