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Encyclopedia of yoga.

Ram Kumar Rai

Encyclopedia of yoga.

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Published by Prachya Prakashan in Varanasi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1975.

SeriesIndological reference series -- 1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13765174M

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