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THE WORLD TREE THE ASH TREE Yggdrasill, the World Tree, was the axis of
the universe. Nothing is recorded of Yggdrasill's origins. It was populated by
specific creatures: an all- knowing eagle sat high in it, with a hawk, Vedrfolnir, ...
The king apparently searched the countryside to find an auspicious site on which
to build a stupa and finally selected a place where the telamby tree grew.
Unfortunately the tree spirit Swarnamali lived in this tree, and when the king's
He had a reptilian tail like the god Dengei in Fiji which encircled the world tree
and was tied down by his brothers to prevent him from wrecking the earth. He
sometimes appeared as a white shark. When the Tu'i Tonga line passed through
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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
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