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The Masks of God
Volume 2: Oriental Mythology
by Joseph Campbell

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE SEPARATION OF EAST AND WEST

Chapter 1. The Signatures of the Four Great Domains

I. The Dialogue in Myth of East and West

II. The Shared Myth of the One That Became Two

III. The Two Views of Ego

IV. The Two Ways of India and the Far East

V. The Two Loyalties of Europe and the Levant

VI. The Age of Comparison

Chapter 2. The Cities of God

I. The Age of Wonder

II. Mythogenesis

III. Culture Stage and Culture Style

IV. The Hieratic State

V. Mythic Identification

VI. Mythic Inflation

VII. The Immanent Transcendent God

VIII. The Priestcraft of Art

IX. Mythic Subordination

Chapter 3. The Cities of Men

I. Mythic Dissociation

II. Mythic Virtue

III. Mythic Time

IV. The Mythic Flood

V. Mythic Guilt

VI. The Knowledge of Sorrow

PART TWO: THE MYTHOLOGIES OF INDIA

Chapter 4. Ancient India

I. The Invisible Counterplayer

II. The Indus Civilization: c. 2500-1500 B.C.

III. The Vedic Age: c. 1500-500 B.C.

IV. Mythic Power

V. Forest Philosophy

VI. The Immanent Transcendent Divinity

VII. The Great Reversal

VIII. The Road of Smoke

IX. The Road of Flame

Chapter 5. Buddhist India

I. The Occidental and the Oriental Hero

II. The New City States

III. The Legend of the World Savior

IV. Mythic Eternalization

V. The Middle Way

VI. Nirvana

VII. The Age of the Great Classics: c. 500 B.C.-c. 500 A.D.

VIII. Three Buddhist Kings

IX. The Way of Vision

X. The World Regained—as Dream

Chapter 6. The Indian Golden Age

I. The Heritage of Rome

II. The Mythic Past

III. The Age of the Great Beliefs: c. 500-1500 A.D.

IV. The Way of Delight

V. The Blow of Islam

PART THREE: THE MYTHOLOGIES OF THE FAR EAST

Chapter 7. Chinese Mythology

I. The Antiquity of Chinese Civilization

II. The Mythic Past

III. The Chinese Feudal Age: c. 1500-500 B.C.

IV. The Age of the Great Classics: c. 500 B.C.-500 A.D.

V. The Age of the Great Beliefs: c. 500-1500 A.D.

Chapter 8. Japanese Mythology

I. Prehistoric Origins

II. The Mythic Past

III. The Way of Spirits

IV. The Ways of the Buddha

V. The Way of Heroes

VI. The Way of Tea

Chapter 9. Tibet: The Buddha and the New Happiness


Contents (C) 2006 James Baquet
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