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    ContributionsThomas Taylor (Translator)
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    Open LibraryOL8502485M
    ISBN 101425306535
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Modern Advaita can satisfy our spiritual and metaphysical doubts and provide us a spiritual aim in the same continuing tradition as in ancient India.

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