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Buddhist meditation monasteries of ancient Sri Lanka.

by Gamini Wijesuriya

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Published by Dept. of Archaeology, Govt. of Sri Lanka in Colombo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-161) and index.

SeriesMemoirs of the Archaeological Survey of Sri Lanka ;, v. 10
ContributionsSri Lanka. Purāvidyā Depārtamēntuva.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3441350M
ISBN 109559159089
LC Control Number2005310928
OCLC/WorldCa61513411


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