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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He warns him particularly not to give in to sexual urges A Sumerian cylinder seal
depicting Zu being judged by Ea. when ... Nergal resists the food and drink but
when Ereshkigal appears in a transparent gown after her bath he gives in 'to his ...
In her grief, Snowmaiden runs to a lake in the middle of the forest and begs her
mother Lo to give her a human heart: to love even for a brief moment is more
precious than to live for ever with a frozen heart. Her mother takes pity on her,
Please give us sufficient milk, fruits, water and cereals. MAGICAL POWERS
MAGICAL POWERS, called siddhi, are so common in Hindu mythology that they
have become for many an accepted reality, since the boundary between myth
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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