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Sacred origins of profound things

by Charles Panati

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Published by Penguin Arcana in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions.,
  • Rites and ceremonies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-575) and index.

    StatementCharles Panati.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL425 .P36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 594 p. :
    Number of Pages594
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL977405M
    ISBN 100140195335
    LC Control Number96014594

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