Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Wasson, Gordon ioned. Soma Divine Mushroom of Immortality, by R. Gordon Wasson. xiii + p., 22 pl., (17 in color), 2 water-colors, 10 figs., 3 maps, 1 chart. Harcourt, Brace & World. Estudio clásico acerca del Soma, la bebida sagrada de los Vedas hindúes, que Wasson acabó por identificar con la Amanita muscaria, el hongo enteogénico.

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SOMA (Robert Gordon Wasson, Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty)

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Permitir el uso de cookies para realizar wasskn proceso de compra. May 06, Tony duncan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Soma – the three Somas – inspired hymns vibrant with ecstasy, composed over centuries by priests who lived in centers remote from each other.

Together, Wasson and botanist Roger Heim collected and identified various species of family Strophariaceae and genus Psilocybewhile Albert Hofmann[16] using material grown by Heim from specimens collected by the Wassons, identified the wassoon structure of the active compoundspsilocybin and psilocin.

I congratulate him on his feat. In his presentation he throws fascinating light on the role of mushrooms in religious ritual.

Here is a good article and report on the general history of the subject in question. Wasson has aroused considerable soms in learned circles and beyond by advancing and documenting the thesis that Soma was a hallucinogenic mushroom – none other than the Amanita muscaria, the fly-agaric that until recent times was the cent One of the key enigmas of cultural history has been the identiy of a sacred plant called Soma in the ancient Rig Veda of India.


Soma Divine Mushroom Of Immortality

The divine muhroom of immortality. Some say it causes intense and vivid dreams, and of course, that drinking your urine after the body processes it gets you higher since it is excreted straight through. Allama Iqbal Library, University of Kashmir dc.

Melody rated it really liked it Apr 04, Entheogens and the Development of Culture Berkeley: These effects can include visuals, which would be “waves of colors” or “streams of psychedelic imagery”, wavy vibrational patterns, characters people, robots, animal beings; etc, perhaps possibly anythingmanifestations of geometric shapes, sometimes spinning or rotating, and the whole thing.

Several critics have reasoned that such preparation should be unnecessary if equivalent results can be obtained by consuming the raw plant, as is som with other psychoactive mushrooms. Chazz rated it really liked it May 17, The poets never tire of stressing Soma’ S sensuous appeal.

R. Gordon Wasson – Wikipedia

Collection digitallibraryindia ; texts ; BharatZindabad. It has been said it feels similar to the buzz gotten after a couple cans of beer. In fact, this is something humans and the field of consciousness must have access to as it is, like Dasson films sasson things that have been produced hordon the dawn of time.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Indra, mighty with his thunderbolt, was their chief god, and Agni, the god of fire, also evoked conspicuous homage. The Search for the Manchurian Candidate. Maybe that is saying something. Fremont, Pathmarker of the West. Maybe it is quite easy to imagine. Mexican-Indian plant Salvia is also in that category generally, as some states have recently banned it these past few recent years, similar to what was happening with “kratom”, which is known for being able to mediate or mitigate addictive characteristics or physiological symptoms.

It has been used by Eurasian shamans to look into the spirit world.

Schultes, Albert Hofmann y R. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc dc. Venenos Sagrados, Embriaguez Divina.

R. Gordon Wasson

Mar 25, Shrivatsa Om rated it did not like it. Cows are eating those too, some species grow at dung fertilized grass field. In The Road to Eleusis: This can be written again and it would be excellent, good base doma correcting: