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Travels in the netherworld Buddhist popular narratives of death and the afterlife in Tibet by Bryan J. Cuevas

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buddhism,
  • Death,
  • Customs and practices,
  • Near-death experiences

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-192) and index.

StatementBryan J. Cuevas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ4487 .C84 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24901202M
ISBN 100195341163
ISBN 109780195341164
LC Control Number2007034720
OCLC/WorldCa167503376

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