"Gandhakuṭī": The Perfumed Chamber of the Buddha

@article{Strong1977GandhakuTP,
  title={"Gandhakuṭī": The Perfumed Chamber of the Buddha},
  author={John S. Strong},
  journal={History of Religions},
  year={1977},
  volume={16},
  pages={390 - 406}
}
  • J. Strong
  • Published 1 May 1977
  • Medicine
  • History of Religions
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