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Pagan Belief and Customs. Description of the Yakut Custom of Sacrifice

A significant place in the expedition notes of G. F. Mueller is given to the characteristic of the religious culture of the Siberian aboriginals, their world views. The traveler’s notes represent the following materials in the most profound manner: ... ... describing the Yakut custom of sacrifice. Description of the Yakut Custom of Sacrifice On June 19 and 20, 1737, seven verst’s from Yakutsk I saw how Yakuts made a sacrifice to their demons. A yearling calf of the red color was chosen for the sacrifice, and ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Siberia , Yakuts , shaman , sacrifice , Gerhard Friedrich Mueller
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