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History of mysticism

Swami Abhayananda

History of mysticism

the unchanging testament

by Swami Abhayananda

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Published by Atma Books in Fallsburg, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mysticism -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 439-442.

    StatementS. Abhayananda.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL625 .A297 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination442 p. ;
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2372948M
    ISBN 100914557041
    LC Control Number87000993

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