Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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Garuda , the bird - carrier of Vishnu , and THE MAHABHARATA : KRISHNA
Millions died , including Bhisma and the Vishnu himself , demonstrating how
reliAND THE GREAT WAR 100 sons of Dhritarashtra . The Pandava gious and
Cooking THEMES BIRD - MADE WOMEN signifies civilised life for the Taíno .
THE THEMES OF these myths focus IT IS SAID THAT one day some men went
on cosmic energy as channelled through to bathe in the river and while they were
Some of the stars are birds who travel to warmer climes ; some are animals
hunting for better grazing land . ... All the while , the thunderthe spirits . bird is
engaged in constant struggle with evil spirits and monsters ; their fighting is said
to be the ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review