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Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy
First published in 1951, "Shamanism" soon became the standard work in the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. Writing as the founder of the modern study of the history of religion,
Patterns in comparative religion
In this era of increased knowledge the essence of religious phenomena eludes the psychologists, sociologists, linguists, and other specialists because they do not study it as religious. According to
Yoga: Immortality and Freedom
In this landmark book the renowned scholar of religion Mircea Eliade lays the groundwork for a Western understanding of Yoga, exploring how its guiding principle, that of freedom, involves remaining
The Eliade guide to world religions
This is a one-volume distillation of the 16-volume "Macmillan Encyclopaedia of Religion". Drawing on a wealth of data made available by the encyclopaedia, Eliade began work on what was to become this
Myth and Reality