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Shamanism Archaic Techniques Of Ecstasy

Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 0691098271
Genre : Shamanism
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A survey of all shamanisms within the framework of the history of religions.
Category: Shamanism


Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 0691142033
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Lays the groundwork for a Western understanding of Yoga. Drawing on years of study and experience in India, this book provides a comprehensive survey of Yoga in theory and practice from its earliest antecedents in the Vedas through the twentieth century.
Category: Health & Fitness

Shamans And Religion

Author : Alice Beck Kehoe
ISBN : UVA:X004473535
Genre : Religion
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Kehoe maintains that critical thinking, long the fundamental method guiding both academic scholarship and pedagogy, helps answer these questions."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Religion

Images And Symbols

Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 069102068X
Genre : Religion
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Mircea Eliade--one of the most renowned expositors of the psychology of religion, mythology, and magic--shows that myth and symbol constitute a mode of thought that not only came before that of discursive and logical reasoning, but is still an essential function of human consciousness. The author describes and analyzes some of the most powerful and ubiquitous symbols that have ruled the mythological thinking of people of the East and West in many times and at many levels of cultural development.
Category: Religion

Myth And Reality

Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 9781478608615
Genre : Social Science
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An informative guide to the modern mythologies! This classic study, translated from the original French, deals primarily with societies around the world in which myth isor was until very recentlyliving, in the sense that it supplies models for human behavior and, by that very fact, gives meaning and value to life. The author believes that understanding the structure and function of myths in these traditional societies serves to clarify a stage in the history of human thought: myths reveal that the World, man, and life have a supernatural origin and history, and that this history is significant, precious, and exemplary.
Category: Social Science

Ecstatic Religion

Author : I. M. Lewis
ISBN : 0415301246
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Shamans Healers And Medicine Men

Author : Holger Kalweit
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110214629
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Shamans from around the world share their healing secrets in this unique survey of the ancient and still-vibrant use of magic as medicine. By the authof of Dreamtime and Inner Space. Original.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Sacred And The Profane

Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 015679201X
Genre : Religion
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A noted historian of religion traces manifestations of the sacred from primitive to modern times, in terms of space, time, nature and the cosmos, and life itself. Index. Translated by Willard Trask.
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Essential Sacred Writings From Around The World

Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 9780062503046
Genre : Religion
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Originally published as 'From Primitives to Zen,' this comprehensive anthology contains writings vital to all the major non-Western religious traditions, arranged thematically. Here are colorful descriptions of deities, creation myths, depictions of de
Category: Religion

Symbolism The Sacred And The Arts

Author : Mircea Eliade
ISBN : 0826406181
Genre : Religion
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Major work is distinguished by an intensity of inspiration and an overwhelming sense of personal vision. This merging of inspiration and vision permits the creation of a classic oeuvre whose creator is deemed to be a 'master of his craft, ' or perhaps better, 'a seminal mind.' Such is the work of the historian of religious, Mirceas Eliade. In his lifelong quest to understand the presence of the Sacred throughout human history, Eliade has been fascinated by two central themes: Creation and Time.
Category: Religion