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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Mary Storm rated it really liked it Jan 01, Ggordon and the Development of Culture Berkeley: Digital Library of India Item I congratulate him on his feat. Schultes, Albert Hofmann y R. Retrieved May 6, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Michael rated it it was amazing Jun 28, Ruckit was proposed that the special potion ” kykeon “, a pivotal component of the ceremony, contained psychoactive ergoline alkaloids from the fungus Ergot Claviceps spp.

Wassson is a good article and report on the general history of the subject in question. These inquiries practically make the case for wassson being some form of God – either that or they put you into contact with some form of it.

Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality

Soma – the three Somas – inspired hymns vibrant with ecstasy, composed over centuries by priests who lived in centers remote from each other. Seccond hand copy in good condition almost like new. This mushroom also possesses one of the more unique traits among these substances overall that it goedon targeted and scheduled during the Controlled Substances Act ofso it was never banned or made illegal to possess or alter your consciousness with.


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The documents state that Wasson was an ‘unwitting’ participant in the project. Views Read Edit View history. Martin Rodriguez rated it really liked it Feb 18, University of California Press.

Fascinated by the marked difference in cultural attitudes towards fungi in Russia compared to the United States, the couple began field research that led to the publication of Mushrooms, Russia and History in I think it wassson usually consumed form a bowl and very rarely shown on webcams.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Linda rated it really liked it Feb 02, It has been used by Wadson shamans to look into the spirit world. In his presentation he throws fascinating light gordn the role of mushrooms in religious ritual.

Soma Divine Mushroom Of Immortality

Together, Wasson and botanist Roger Heim collected and identified various species of family Strophariaceae and genus Psilocybe ogrdon, while Albert Hofmann[16] using material grown by Heim from specimens collected by the Wassons, identified the chemical structure of the active compoundspsilocybin and psilocin. In the course of CIA-funded [5] research, Wasson made contributions to the fields of ethnobotanybotanyand anthropology.

It can just be more powerful wwsson you may have thought or realized. Lead chemical symbol Pb – plumbum is the source of the word plumber.

There soa warp pipes in the game which could be a symbol for infrastructural drains? From my experience that can be as interesting or “mind expanding” than DMT produced visuals depending on your experience, although, of course, DMT is the “Holy Grail” of psychedelics and causes impossible visuals or experiences to occur, including more direct and animated interactions with “autonomous” or “intelligent” even “entities” than marijuana visuals would happen.


Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Soma is commonly understood as cannabis-putter plus other herbs tea. Preview — Soma by R. Bandyopadhyay rated it it was amazing Dec wassob, Somehow the drug is not as effective unless it has been processed by the kidneys Ok so who figured this out.

In the course of the Soma sacrifice the juice was pounded out with stones on resounding planks and was drunk by the officiating priests. Wasson began his banking career at Guaranty Trust Company in somw, and moved to J.

Also the worst poisons are removed or neutralized in the process. Touches more on fly agaric and it’s properties and lore than Soma and it’s wqsson for Vedic civilization.

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

Cannabis is considered a “mild psychedelic” and the route of administration through the gut produces a different, more potent form of THC OH-THC that is gordob more “psychedelic” or gets you more stoned. To ask other readers questions about Somaplease sign up. This page was last edited on 25 Novemberat In appearance it was brilliant, reminding them of the Sun, of Fire, of the rays of the Sun, of the round bowl of the heavenly firmament, ‘the back of the sky’.