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Buddhism: An Overview
BUDDHISM, as recognized by its million followers in the eastern and western world, is both a religion and a philosophy. It originated from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who become the Supreme Buddha.
Religions >> Buddhism
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The 14 Precepts of Tiep Hien Buddhism
Buddhism is not one. The teaching of Buddhism is many. When Buddhism enters one country, that country always acquires a new form of Buddhism. Buddhism, in order to be Buddhism, must be suitable, appropriate to the psychology and the culture of the society...
Religions >> Buddhism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Monkey mythology is an important part of both Hindu/Buddhist lore (India) and. Zodiac/Taoist/Buddhist lore (China).
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Buddhist mythology this mountain, known as Mt.
MÅra: The Depiction of the Monstrous in Buddhist Literature
Temptation in the Buddhist literature. MÅra in Buddhist Mythology. MÅra is an important figure in the mythology of the.
Chinese Mythology A to Z
In terms of mythology, the most important forms of Buddhism are those of the MAHAYANA, or “Greater Vessel” or “Greater Vehicles” sects.

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Rituals of the Dance
There is more than one set of performances, all on the theme of Tibetan Buddhism mythology and each involving different costumes. For many of the sets, the monks also wear fearsome masks representing various divinities.

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Buddhist mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buddhist mythology operates within the Buddhist belief system. It is a relatively broad mythology, as it was adopted and influenced by several diverse cultures.
Yama (Buddhism and Chinese mythology) - Wikipedia, the free
Buddhism and Mythology - Myth Encyclopedia - god, story, legend
Buddhist Mythology - buddha buddhism mythology | Ask MetaFilter
A short essay by Jorge Luis Borges in I Once Was a Monkey: Stories Buddha Told.
Buddhism (religion) :: Mythology -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia

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