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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.
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According to Mircea Eliade, many traditional societies have a cyclic sense of time, periodically reenacting mythical events.
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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