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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பம் RELIGIOUS CULTS , INFLUENCES , TEXTS Mithra's popularity is attested
by the wealth of personal names ... in Iran , he is associated with agreements ,
like his Babylonian counterpart , Shamash CULT OF FIRE AND EPHEDRA the all
Some of the Micronesian area , classic animist beliefs and Polynesian cults were
far reaching . The the role of the priestess - sister linked the Ta'aroa ( Tangaloa )
cult , later replaced by Ryukyu Islands , the Micronesian islands ' Oro , spread ...
... to the new religion . The contact experience led to the formation of a number of
syncretist cults . In the Society Islands , a major cult from 1826 , known as of
Tagaloa's sacrifice , recorded at the turn of Mamaia , was led by ' prophets ...
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