Temple and Human Bodies: Representing Hinduism

  title={Temple and Human Bodies: Representing Hinduism},
  author={George Pati},
  journal={International Journal of Hindu Studies},
  • G. Pati
  • Published 12 October 2011
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Hindu Studies
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