Eastern Monachism an Account of the Origin, Laws, Discipline, Sacred Writings, Mysterious Rites, Religious Ceremonies, and Present Circumstances of the Mendicants Founded by Gótama Budha by R. Spence Hardy
Williams and Norgate, 1860 - Buddha (The concept) - 443 pages
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