SHAMANS AND MEDICINE MEN

The Making of a Medicine Man: Wiradjuri Tribe
The Initiation of a Binbinga Medicine Man
The Initiation of an Australian Medicine Man
How Lebid Became a Shaman
The 'enlightenment' of the Eskimo Shamans
An Initiatory Dream of a Samoyed Shaman
Mystical Marriage of a Siberian Shaman
A Powerful Shaman: Apache
A Yukagir Shamanistic Séance
An Eskimo Shaman Descends to the Bottom of the Ocean
Black Magic: An Australian Sorcerer

HOLY PERSONAGES

An African Divine King
Empedocles Goes among Men as an Immortal
The Flamen Dialis and His Wife
Augustus- 'Father of his own Fatherland'
Nicheren Proclaims Himself the 'Bodhisattva of Supreme Action'
Nicheren's Transfiguration

FORMS OF ASCETICISM

The Indian Ascetic
Gotama Buddha Talks of his Ascetic Practices
Gotama Buddha Practiced the most Severe form of Ascetism
Jain Doctrines and Practices of Nonviolence
Milerepa Extols His 'Five Comforts'
Al-Hasan Extols Asceticism

PROPHETS AND FOUNDERS OF RELIGIONS

Zarathustra is Being Repulsed by Everybody
Prince Siddhartha Encounters Old Age, Sickness and Death
Gotamas First Masters
'I am the Holy One in this world, I am the highest teacher. . .'
Gotama Buddha Ponders
Gotama Buddha Remembers His Earlier Existences
The Buddha Enters Nirvana
Muhammads Call
Muhammad is the Messenger of God
The Qur'an, 'The Book wherein is no doubt. . .'
Allah Tells Muhammad the Story of Abraham
Allah Reveals How He Saved Israel
Allah Sent the Torah, the Prophets, and Jesus
A Neoplatonist Philospher on the Effects of Ecstasy

YOGA AND BUDDHISM

Concentration on a Single Point
Yogic Postures and Respitory Disciple
Samadhi
Kuya, 'the Saint of the Streets'
Honen and the Invocation of Amida
Shinran: 'The Nembutsu Alone is True'
Adoration to the Lotus of Perfect Truth
Realizing the Solution
Sitting and the Koan
The Importance of Sitting
Contempt for Scriptures

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