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Mythology, General and Theoretical

Sir James Frazer's The Golden Bough (1922) full-text with search engine.

Liber Paganum idiosyncratic spelling, esp. 'K' (due to 'foreign' sources?)

Mythology   Pacifica Grad. Institute, K. Jenks links.

Mythology according to level, U. of Michigan site,

mythologie bouddhiste fr., world myth, also myth in bandes dessinees



Hopi stone carvings, one person's interpretation

Moche, Peru (100-700 CE) the curved knife headdress of the Lord of Sipan, motif resembling the eastern Mask of Glory, the cup of blood, the wave motif.  

Butterflies in America



Chinese myth, legend and folk tale.

Chinese deities including 8 Immortals



Egyptian symbolism


Classical (Graeco-Roman)

Ritual of Dionysios, the Lesser Mysteries.


Hindu & Indian

Ajanta and Ellora the cave temples Buddhist, Hindu, Jain and their history

Devi God in her female form, a Sackler exhibit

Kali by David Nelson for The Virtual Pomegranate

Kamat's Potpourri pictures from Indian Mythology

N. Kumar's Newsletter, The Mahavidyas or Wisdom Goddesses.

Mahabharat and Ramayana teachings: Sai Baba, at Vahini.Org, Dutch and English

Ramayana seminar;  images, versions

Ramayana and Mahabharata (tr. Dutt) at Sacred Tests

Temple Net the abodes of various deities in India

Vishvarupa Project revelation of form of universe by Krishna in Mahabharata



Japanese ghosts obake, oni etc.


Norse, Saxon "Teutonic"

Asatru listserve communication, WP Reaves, 1997 



Legends and customs at "Military Living."


Astronomy, astrology and mythology --  shades of Velikovsky!

Kronia: Indra's Chariot Wheel, Mars, etc.


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Mythology is used here to refer to the entire body of a cultural group's traditional explanations, or sacred stories, that comprise and reflect its world view.  Myths have been compared to dreams in that they are presumed not to be intentional products and also, that they are inextricably associated with, and characteristic of, one particular individual (in the case of a myth, a culture.) 

Myth [or a mythology] forms the basis for religion.  Conversely, a religion may create a mythology or alter an existent one.


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