SACRED WORLD, SACRED LIFE, SACRED TIME

The Sacred World: Dayak of Borneo
The Sacred Life of the Lenape
Cosmic Symbolism of the Deleware Cultic House
The Australian Cycle of Life
The Meaning of Existence
The Phases of Sacred Life
The Sacred Era: Ngaju Dayak
Hunting is a Holy Occupation: Naskapi Indians
The Sacredness of Agriculture: Vivedat
Jain Respect for Life

ORIGIN AND DESTINY OF THE SOUL

Souls, Dreams, Death, Ecstasy
Australian Conception of the Soul in Life and Death
Pre-existence and Incarnation among North American Indians
Man's Soul Identified both with Osiris and with Nature
The Polynesian Mana

TYPES OF SACRIFICE

Nuer Sacrifice
The Ainu Bear Sacrifice
Horse Sacrifice and Shaman's Ascent to the Sky
A Mazdean Sacrifice to the Sun
Homeric Sacrifice for the Dead
Sacrifice to Rhea: the Phrygian Mother-Goddess
Expiation of an Umbrian Town
An Offering for Jupiter before the Sowing
A Roman Harvest Sacrifice
Devotio: The Sacrificial Death of Decius
The Cosmic Sacrifice

RITUALS, ORACLES, PRESCRIPTIONS AND DEVOTION

Rain-making
A Spell for the Revival of Osiris
The Sacred Pipe: Dakota Indians
Meaning and Value of Rituals: A Confucian Appraisal
The Enshrinement of Amaterasu
A Shinto Harvest Ritual
Aztec Ceremonial Bathing of the Newborn
The Egyptian 'Negative Confession'
Aztec Confession and Penitence
A Chinese Theory of Portents
The Appearance of a White Pheasant
The Oracle of Trophonios at Lebadeia
How To Become a Gadharva
Perform action, free from attainment to its fruits...
Personal Worship: Puja
The Merits of Building a Temple
Acts and Rewards of Devotion to the Buddha
Muhammad Proclaims the Prescriptions of Islam
'Those who repent thereafter, and make ammends...'
Pilgramage in the Qur'an

PRAYERS AND HYMNS

A Bushman Demands the Help of His God
A Prayer to Imana, Creator of the Ruana-Urundi
Hymn to Mwari, the God of the Mashona
An Arapaho Prayer: Algonquian Tribe
Give thanks to Mother Earth: Pawnee Tribe
A Tahitian Family Prayer
A Hawaiian Lament
A Sumero-Akkadian Prayer to Every God
The Great Hymn to Shamash
'Loose me from Sin' :A Hymn to Varuna
'How May I and Varuna be United?'
'Make Me Immortal' :A Hymn to Soma Pavamâna
Hymns to Agni
The Prayer of Scipio Africanus
Cleanthes' Hymn to Zeus
Muhammad Prescribes the Daily Prayers of the Muslim
Prayers of Dervishes

PATTERNS OF INITIATION

An Australian Tribal Initiation
Dukduk, A Melanesian Secret Society
Diksha, an Indian Initiatory Ritual: Hinduism
Initiation of a Warrior: Going Berserk
Cuchalainn's Initiation
Dionysus and the Bacchae: Euripides
The Eleusinian Mysteries
Death and Initiation in the Mysteries: Plutarch
Initiation into the Mysteries of Cybele
The Epiphany of the Mystery God
Identification with the Mystery God
'Demortalizing'
Plato on Initiation
Initiation in the Mysteries of Isis
Personal Piety in Rome
Kûkai's Initiation in the Esoteric Buddhism

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