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 WORLD TREE THE ASH TREE Yggdrasill , the World Tree , was the axis of
the universe . Nothing is recorded of ... Ratatosk , a squirrel , ran up and down the
tree carrying insults between Nidhogg and the eagle . Four stags also lived in ...
RAMA AND SITA THE SACRED TREE IN THE GREAT EPIC the Ramayana , the
TREES ARE OFTEN SACRED , and it princess Sita was abducted and carried is
thought by many that the bodhi tree , over the sea to Lanka , where she was ...
In the gle tree each in their different sectors . Marquesas , the Vehine Hae or wild
The men's tree was tarakaimaiu and the women , were forever trying to steal or
women's tree was tarakaimate . Like rape wandering males . Female spirits in ...
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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