Sādhanā, or, Spiritual discipline
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Published by Sāntinātha in Poona .
Written in English


  • Spiritual life -- Hinduism.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSādhanā, Spiritual discipline
StatementSādhu Śantinātha.
SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 07507.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-067 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 20, 158, ii, cxxxviii, xviii p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL642193M
LC Control Number96907332

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