Three Years in Tibet

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The priests must constantly be called in to appease the menacing devils, whose ravenous appetite is only sharpened by the food given to stay it. Also, if you can find it, his Historical Atlas of World Mythology would be a great read. Himalayan Metal Images of Five Centuries: Recent Discoveries in Tibet. The most malignant of these evil spirits are a black dog a monster with a dragon-tail, a man on horseback, and the fabulous Phoenix; and the seasons are specially assigned to these in the order of spring, summer, autumn, and winter respectively. 4 The almanac which the Lamaist astrologer uses, gives for each 1 Legge, op. (-it., p. 39. -> Cf.

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