Lord Mahavira, the great savior of the world
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Published by Jaina Mittra Mandal in Delhi .
Written in English


  • Mahāvīra.,
  • Tīrthaṅkaras -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Kamta Prasad Jain.
LC ClassificationsBL1371 .J327
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4390036M
LC Control Number78911042

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