Guru ; The Spiritual Master in Eastern and Western Traditions by Amtonio Rigopoulos

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Preface This Volume comprises most of the papers, which were presented at the National Conference ' Guru. The Spiritual Master in Eastern and Western Traditions: Authority and Charisma,' held in Venice, Aprilorganized by the Venetian Academy of Indian Studies (VAIS) in Collaboration with the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Venice, Ca' Foscari' and the.

Get this from a library. Guru, the spiritual master in Eastern and Western traditions: authority and charisma. [Antonio Rigopoulos; Venetian Academy of Indian Studies.;] -- Contributed research papers presented at the National Conference held in Venice, April, organized by the Venetian Academy of Indian Studies (VAIS) in collaboration with the Dept.

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