Eleven-headed Avalokiteśvara
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Eleven-headed Avalokiteśvara Chenresigs, Kuan-yin or Kannon Bodhisattva : its origin and iconography by Tove E. Neville

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Published by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Avalokiteśavara (Buddhist deity) -- Cult -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [110]-112) and index.

Other titlesAvalokiteśvara
StatementTove E. Neville.
LC ClassificationsBQ4710.A82 N48 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 122 p., [46] p. of plates :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18980457M
ISBN 108121504575

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