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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This academic scholarly text makes the case for one of the perhaps most popular mushroom so,a Amanita muscaria as being Soma, which was an important substance in Indian vedic religion, similar to the “Eleusinian Mysteries” from Ancient Greece, which is largely suspected to have been LSD, or an ergot fungus derivative that “acid” is synthesized out of.

Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality

Retrieved 22 December They were a warrior people, fighting with horse-drawn chariots; a grain-growing people; a people for whom animal breeding, especially catde, was of primary importance; finally, a people whose language was Indo-European, the Vedic tongue, the parent of classical Sanskrit, a collateral ancestor of our European languages.

Marcus rated it it was amazing Apr 12, Somehow the drug is not as effective unless An extremely interesting book about the religious use and the possible history of the sanskrit “Soma”, the fabled drug of the Gods form the vedas.


One of the key enigmas of cultural history has been the identity of a sacred plant called Soma in the ancient Rig Veda of India. Bob rated it really liked it Dec 11, The effects are mildly similar to those caused by LSD or DMT, and can be enhanced with cannabis use during the course of the inebriation or experience usually smoked, taking it in edible form can utilize a different vibe as the effects generally aren’t instant; etc, if you are going for that.

In the second millennium before our Christian era a people who called themselves ‘Aryans’ swept down from the Northwest into what is now Afghanistan and the Valley of the Indus. The magic psilocybian mushrooms at least are known for growing on cow shit or dung, feces, patties; etc.

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Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality by R. Gordon Wasson

Dolphins and monkeys vordon other animals known to seek intoxication as well as cats with catnip? Sarq – – October 20, Subject: The dried plants were first freshened with water.

Soma – the three Somas – inspired hymns vibrant with ecstasy, composed over centuries by priests who lived in centers remote from each other.


The poets never tire of stressing Soma’ S sensuous appeal. Lists with This Book.

Archived from the original on Several critics have reasoned that such preparation should be unnecessary if equivalent results can be obtained by consuming the raw plant, as is done with other psychoactive mushrooms. In order to address these specific criticisms over anecdotal accounts of Amanita muscaria inebriation were collected and analyzed to determine the impact of preparation on Amanita muscaria’s effects.

Allama Iqbal Library, University of Kashmir dc. Sabina let him take her picture on the condition that he keep it private, but Wasson nonetheless published the photo along with Sabina’s name and the name of the community where she lived. Sarge rated it it was amazing Oct 10, September 22, Great Falls, Montana. They say love is the key. Maybe that is saying something. Linda rated it really liked it Feb 02, Digital Library Of India dc.

Philocybe is not poisonous and it doesent require vomiting or other processing unlike fly-agaric, what can destroy your inner organs.