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In Myths of Light, Joseph Campbell explores, with his characteristic clarity and humor, the principle that underlies all the great religions of India and East Asia, from Jainism and Hinduism to Buddhism and Taoism: the transcendent World Soul.
CHRISTIAN – Feast of Saints Peter & Paul (6/29)
SHINTO – Nagoshi-no-Oharai, Major Purification Ritual of the summer
BUDDHIST – Asalha Puja (7/5)
Mythologies present games to play: how to make believe you’re doing thus and so. Ultimately, through the game, you experience that positive thing which is the experience of being-in-being, of living meaningfully. That’s the first function of a mythology, to evoke in the individual a sense of grateful affirmative awe before the monstrous mystery that is existence.