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Myths and symbols in Hindu mythology

a legal interpretation

by D. C. Varshney

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Published by Ajanta Publications (India), Distributors, Ajanta Books International in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Hindu law,
    • Separation of powers -- India,
    • Mythology, Hindu,
    • Hindu symbolism

    • Edition Notes

      StatementD.C. Varshney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 183 p. ;
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2004309M
      ISBN 108120202791
      LC Control Number90902392

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