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Published by Motilal Banarsidass in Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Agnicayana (Hindu rite)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Frits Staal, in collaboration with C.V. Somayajipad and M. Itti Ravi Nambudiri ; photographs by Adelaide deMenil.
ContributionsSomayajipad, C. V., Itti Ravi Nambudiri, M., De Menil, Adelaide.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1226.82.A33 S7 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3007503M
LC Control Number84901033

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