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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One stays with the body, remaining in the land of the living as a spirit or ghost,
one journeys to the heavens and eventually finds its way to Pon, the supreme
being, while the third goes to the land of shadows, where it becomes a shadow
Eventually, he killed all of them and became sole ruler of Izumo. He then went to
live with Suseri-hime in a palace he built at Uga-no-yama in Izumo. Hearing that
he had returned safely from the underworld, Ya-gami-hime of Inaba went to see ...
Eventually, the rains stopped and the floodwaters receded, and the sun rose high
in the sky. As it became hotter, everything became so dry that the earth caught
fire and everything was consumed by the flames. Although Romi Kumu had no ...
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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