Buddhist Western Himalaya: A politico-religious history
In Lahul And Spiti And Kinnaur Districts Of Himachal Pradesh Buddhism Has Been A Living Religion Of The Major Bulk Of The Population. In This Book For The First Time An Integrated Socio-Political And Religious History Of This Region Has Been Attempted.
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