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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THE OLYMPIC PANTHEON BIRTH FROM THE SOIL T part of the sacrifice , the
meat , giving him OF THE MANY DIFFERENT accounts FROM CHAOS TO
CREATION the bones instead . ( From that time , the of the birth of humanity
perhaps the ...
Ravana , the Maricha disguised as a golden deer . enemy of Rama , was cursed
to fall from When Sita saw the beautiful deer she paradise to endure three births
as a begged Rama to capture it for her . demon and to be killed each time by ...
Sunlight spirit who had been raped ; the river spirit's caressed her body , she
became pregdaughter gave birth to a giant egg out of nant and gave birth to a
large egg . The which the hero emerged ; the hero fled king gave the egg to 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