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Author Knutsen, Roald.
Title Tengu [electronic resource] : the shamanic and esoteric origins of the Japanese martial arts / by Roald Knutsen.
Publication Info. Folkestone, Kent, UK : Global Oriental, 2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-236) and index.
Contents The tengu -- About shamanism in the present context -- Communing with the gods -- Origins -- Cultic symbols -- The transition from the griffin to the hawk and crow -- The shaman and his drum -- Shamanism and the Japanese context -- The transition from the ancient to the medieval period -- Introduction of the Buddhist mikkyō -- Were "the protectors" the proto-yamabushi? -- Comparisons -- An alternative origin for the tengu -- Apparitions -- Tengu weapons and other items -- Dai-tengu and shō-tengu in the iconography -- Messenger of the deities -- Bugei tengu iconography -- Marishit-ten and "divine assistance" -- Tengu revisited.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Tengu.
Folklore -- Japan.
Martial arts -- Japan -- History.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1185-1600.
Shamanism -- Japan -- History.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781906876227 1906876223
ISBN 9004218025 (electronic bk.)
9789004218024 (electronic bk.)
9781906876227 (hbk.)
1906876223 (hbk.)
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