Handbook of Japanese Mythology [Audiobook] download free by Michael Ashkenazi

Handbook of Japanese Mythology Audiobook download free by Michael Ashkenazi
  • Listen audiobook: Handbook of Japanese Mythology
  • Author: Michael Ashkenazi
  • Release date: 2008/8/29
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9780195332629
  • Rating: 9.79 of 10
  • Votes: 285
  • Review by: Nicole Linkous
  • Review rating: 9.31 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/14
  • Duration: 5H2M59S in 256 kbps (80 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, WAV, Vorbis, MP3, MPEG4, FLAC, AU, AIFF (compression RAR, XZ, ZIP, ARJ, GZ)
  • Total pages original book: 400
  • Includes a PDF summary of 43 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 32M28S (8.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Japanese gods, too numerous to count, are known collectively as yaoyorozu-no-kamigami-the eight million. They are the cast of a vast, complex mythology that encompasses two religions, three cultures, and three millennia, one whose ancient deities are still hard at work today. Handbook of Japanese Mythology makes it easy to travel this vast yet little-known mythological landscape. The book reveals the origins of Japan's myths in the very different realms of Buddhism, Shinto, and folklore, and explores related mythologies of the Ainu and Okinawan cultures and recent myths arising from Japan's encounters with modernization. It then offers vivid retellings of the central Shinto and Buddhist myths, plus descriptions of major historical figures, icons, rituals, and events. For students or long-time enthusiasts, it is the ideal guide for investigating Japanese reverence for the sun, the imperial family, and the virtues of purity and loyalty. Readers will also learn why sumo wrestlers stomp before each match, how a fussy baby creates thunder, why Japan has a god for soccer, and much more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Folklore, Myths & Legends, Australasian & Pacific History, Comparative Religion, Other Non-Christian Religions
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 26.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x233x22mm
  • Weight: 650g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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