A woman"s book of Zen

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Published by Peter Pauper Press in White Plains, NY .

Written in English

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  • Zen meditations.,
  • Buddhist women -- Religious life.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63).

Book details

Statementby Anonymous ; book design, photographs, and illustrations by Lesley Ehlers.
ContributionsEhlers, Lesley.
LC ClassificationsBQ9289.5 .W66 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL432546M
ISBN 100880880643
LC Control Number98140501

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