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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To churn the ocean they would have to use the golden mountain , Mandara , as a
churning rod and Vasuki , the giant serpent , as a rope . Taking the mountain and
wrapping the serpent around it , the demons held his head and the gods held ...
The mythic narrative of the ruler of heaven near Bear Spirit as recorded in the
Samguk yusa is com Mountain on the Yalu River . Angered , posed of four
scenes which describe how : her parents had banished her . The king a king
Once he was Nagah , the mountain sheep , and one day he found a high
mountain with steep sides , ending in a sharp peak reaching up into the clouds .
He climbed to the very top . Shinob , the Great Spirit , was walking across the sky
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