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 Inuit believe that the souls of the deceased either go to the underworld , a
happy , hunger - free place where kin are ... human persons REINCARNATION
OF THE and are endowed with consciousness HUMAN SOUL and intelligence .
THE QIVITTOR ALL OVER GREENLAND , stories are told about the qivittoq , a
mysterious , The shaman must follow , retrieve the supernatural wanderer ,
originally a person soul and return it to the person's body . who has left their
This surrender will release the an important feature of the tradition of immortal
soul which is reincarnated from self from the cycle of birth and death and Krishna
- bhakti , or devotion for Krishna : one body to another , the soul's next life allow it
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