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

... and supernatural abilities of shamans and asked them for help. Mueller’s collection of materials on the pagan beliefs of the Siberian aboriginals and shamanism makes up hundreds of hand-written pages in German and touch practically all problems related ... ... 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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