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 GODDESS EACH HINDU DEITY has come to be associated with his female
half . As all gods are aspects of the One Supreme Divinity , so their female halves
are aspects of the Supreme Goddess . This became a fundamental principle of ...
A are earthly , the domain of humans , and the THE INTERPLAY OF MALE lower
levels belong to the asuras , the AND FEMALE demons who possess occult
powers . The THE BALANCE of male and female is devas and the asuras are in a
Predatory and cannibal live separately on their island of Bouru . female spirits
were common , particularly Both the men and the women had a sinin the outer
islands of Polynesia . In the gle tree each in their different sectors . Marquesas ,
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