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The Buddhist legend of Jimûtâvahâna from the Kathâ-sarit-sâgara (the ocean river of story) : dramatized in the Nâgânanda (the joy of the world of serpents) : a Buddhist drama by by Somadeva Bhaб№­б№­a

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Published by Asian Educational Services in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Jīmūtavāhana (Buddhist legend) -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Originally published: London : George Routledge & Sons, 1911?

StatementŚrī Harsha Deva ; translated from the Sanskrit by Hale Wortham.
ContributionsHarṣavardhana, King of Thānesar and Kanauj,
LC ClassificationsPK3741.S7 E5 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. ;
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3718805M
ISBN 108120617339
LC Control Number2003334376

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