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Lacandon dream symbolism : dream symbolism and interpretation among the Lacandon Mayas of Chiapas, Mexico / Robert D. Bruce.

By: Bruce, Robert D, 1934-
Material type: TextTextMéxico : Ediciones Euroamericanas, [1975]Description: 132 pages ; illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume Subject(s): Lacandon Indians | Dreams | Symbolism (Psychology) | Dreams -- Religious aspects | Lacandon Indians -- Psychology | Lacandon Indians -- ReligionLOC classification: F1221.L2 B78Abstract: 'By coming to understand something of Lacandon dream symbolism, we may gain some insight into the nature of symbolism itself among the Lacandones.This puts us in contact witht he basic principles of Conceptual Reality which constitute the base and the origin of the religion, magic, and in fact, of the whole of nonmaterial culture. Since the Lacandones are Peninsular Mayas in their language, culture, traditions and history, this is possibly a route by which we may approach that unknown complex of hopes and fears, that human intelligence, which created the Maya Civilization....'
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'By coming to understand something of Lacandon dream symbolism, we may gain some insight into the nature of symbolism itself among the Lacandones.This puts us in contact witht he basic principles of Conceptual Reality which constitute the base and the origin of the religion, magic, and in fact, of the whole of nonmaterial culture. Since the Lacandones are Peninsular Mayas in their language, culture, traditions and history, this is possibly a route by which we may approach that unknown complex of hopes and fears, that human intelligence, which created the Maya Civilization....'

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