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According to Mircea Eliade, many traditional societies have a cyclic sense of time, periodically reenacting mythical events.
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According to Mircea Eliade, the Middle Ages witnessed " an upwelling of mythical thought " in which each social group had its own " mythological traditions ".
According to Mircea Eliade, one pervasive mythical theme associates heroes with the slaying of dragons, a theme which Eliade traces back to " the very ancient cosmogonico-heroic myth " of a battle between a divine hero and a dragon.
According to Mircea Eliade, the medieval " Gioacchinian myth [...] of universal renovation in a more or less imminent future " has influenced a number of modern theories of history, such as those of Lessing ( who explicitly compares his views to those of medieval " enthusiasts "), Fichte, Hegel, and Schelling, and has also influenced a number of Russian writers.
According to Mircea Eliade's Encyclopedia of Religion, some of the Nagas of Manipur trace their ancestry from a butterfly.
In September of that year, director and dramatist Cezarina Udrescu staged a multimedia performance based on a number of works Mircea Eliade wrote during his stay in Portugal ; titled Apocalipsa după Mircea Eliade (" The Apocalypse According to Mircea Eliade "), and shown as part of a Romanian Radio cultural campaign, it starred Ion Caramitru, Oana Pellea and Răzvan Vasilescu.
According to the Romanian historian Mircea Eliade, the Calusari were known for " their ability to create the impression of flying in the air " which he believed represented both the galloping of a horse and the dancing of the fairies ( zine ).
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According to Eliade, " eschatological myths " became prominent during the Middle Ages during " certain historical movements ".
According to Eliade, Christianity retains a sense of cyclical time, through the ritual commemoration of Christ's life and the imitation of Christ's actions ; Eliade calls this sense of cyclical time a " mythical aspect " of Christianity.
According to Eliade, these peoples felt a need to return to the Beginning at regular intervals, turning time into a circle.
According to Eliade, the coincidentia oppositorum ’ s appeal lies in " man's deep dissatisfaction with his actual situation, with what is called the human condition ".
According to Eliade, the Hebrews had a linear sense of time before being influenced by Zoroastrianism.
According to Eliade, most religions that accept the cyclic view of time also embrace it: they see it as a way to return to the sacred time.
According to Eliade, Yoga techniques aim at escaping the limitations of the body, allowing the soul ( atman ) to rise above maya and reach the Sacred ( nirvana, moksha ).
According to Eliade, the Cosmic Center is a necessary corollary to the division of reality into the Sacred and the profane.
According to Eliade, traditional societies place their known world at the Center because ( from their perspective ) their known world is the realm that obeys a recognizable order, and it therefore must be the realm in which the Sacred manifests itself ; the regions beyond the known world, which seem strange and foreign, must lie far from the Center, outside the order established by the Sacred.
According to Eliade, one of the most common shamanistic themes is the shaman's supposed death and resurrection.
According to Eliade, this is one manifestation of the shaman's return to " the illud tempus described to us by the paradisiac myths ".
According to Eliade, the purpose of personalities is infinity: " consciously and gloriously bringing to waste, into as many skies as possible, continuously fulfilling and polishing oneself, seeking ascent and not circumference.
According to Eliade, traditional man feels that things " acquire their reality, their identity, only to the extent of their participation in a transcendent reality ".
According to Eliade, Marxism " takes up and carries on one of the great eschatological myths of the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean world, namely: the redemptive part to be played by the Just ( the ' elect ', the ' anointed ', the ' innocent ', the ' missioners ', in our own days the proletariat ), whose sufferings are invoked to change the ontological status of the world.
According to Eliade, modern man displays " traces " of " mythological behavior " because he intensely needs sacred time and the eternal return.
According to Eliade, this " terror of history " becomes especially acute when violent and threatening historical events confront modern man — the mere fact that a terrible event has happened, that it is part of history, is of little comfort to those who suffer from it.
According to Eliade, Hindus thus escape the terror of history by refusing to see historical time as the true reality.
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According to the Gospel of Matthew, at the death of Jesus tombs were opened, and at his resurrection many saints who had died emerged from their tombs and went into " the holy city ", presumably New Jerusalem.
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According to Plato, Atlantis was a naval power lying " in front of the Pillars of Hercules " that conquered many parts of Western Europe and Africa 9, 000 years before the time of Solon, or approximately 9600 BC.
According to Hill, during her two years of employment as Thomas's assistant, Thomas had asked her out socially many times, and after she refused, he used work situations to discuss sexual subjects.
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According to many traditions within Mahāyāna Buddhism, on the way to becoming a Buddha, a bodhisattva proceeds through ten, or sometimes fourteen, grounds or bhūmis.
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According to this theory, the cycle of philosophical upheavals that in part drove the diversification of Buddhism into its many schools and sects only began once Buddhists began attempting to make explicit the implicit philosophy of the Buddha and the early suttas.
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According to Christian sources, the Jews of Alexandria schemed against the Christians and killed many of them ; Cyril reacted and expelled either all of the Jews, or else only the murderers, from Alexandria, actually exerting a power that belonged to the civil officer, Orestes.
According to Every, one example may be " the myth of St. George " and other stories about saints battling dragons, which were " modelled no doubt in many cases on older representations of the creator and preserver of the world in combat with chaos ".
According to Lorena Laura Stookey, " many scholars " see a link between stories in " Irish-Celtic mythology " about journeys to the Otherworld in search of a cauldron of rejuvenation and medieval accounts of the quest for the Holy Grail.
According to Lorena Laura Stookey, many myths feature sacred mountains as " the sites of revelations ": " In myth, the ascent of the holy mountain is a spiritual journey, promising purification, insight, wisdom, or knowledge of the sacred ".