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Whence come the gods? and related studies

Edward Lewis Gardner

Whence come the gods? and related studies

... delivered as the Blavatsky lecture at the Annual Convention of the Theosophical Society in England London, May 16, 1959.

by Edward Lewis Gardner

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Published by Theosophical Publishing House in London .
Written in English


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SeriesBlavatsky lectures -- 1959
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18869304M

Deities of Slavic religion, arranged in cosmological and functional groups, are inherited through mythology and folklore. Both in the earliest Slavic religion and in modern Slavic Native Faith's theology and cosmology, gods are arranged as a hierarchy of powers begotten by the supreme God of the universe, Rod, known as Deivos in the earliest Slavic religion. The Vedas (/ ˈ v eɪ d ə z, ˈ v iː-/; Sanskrit: वेद veda, "knowledge") are a large body of religious texts originating in ancient ed in Vedic Sanskrit, the texts constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism.. Hindus consider the Vedas to be apauruṣeya, which means "not of a man, superhuman" and "impersonal, authorless".

The large corpus of myths concerned with gods, heroes, and rituals embodied the worldview of Greek religion and remains its legacy. (See Greek mythology.) It should be noted that the myths varied over time and that, within limits, a writer—e.g., a Greek tragedian—could alter a myth by changing not only the role played by the gods in it but also the evaluation of the gods’ actions. This and many other books became discredited after the Council of Laodicea. And being under ban of the authorities, afterwards it gradually passed out of circulation. At about the time of the Protestant Reformation, there came to be a renewed interest in the Book of Enoch which had long since been lost to the modern world. By the late ’s rumors began to spread that somewhere a copy of.

To the Moirai (Moirae, Fates) the might of Zeus must bow; and by the Immortals' purpose all these things had come to pass, or by the Moirai's ordinance. [6] [7] The concept of a universal principle of natural order and balance has been compared to similar concepts in other cultures like the Vedic Ṛta, the Avestan Asha (Arta) and the Egyptian Parents: Chronos and Ananke or Erebus and Nyx or . Mar 9, - N o r s e. M y t h o l o g y. See more ideas about Norse mythology, Pagan gods and Mythology pins.


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