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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Gordon Wasson reads like an exciting scientific detective story. Moreover, his willingness to pursue the guest through the wide range of linguistics, archeology, folklore, philology, ethnobotany, plant ecology, human physiology, and prehistory wawson an object lesson to all holistic professional students of man. Seccond hand copy in good condition almost like new.

Bandyopadhyay rated it it was amazing Dec 14, One omission in Wasson’s theory is his failure to explain how pressing and filtering Soma, as described in the Rig Veda, supports his theory of Soma’s identity. Psychedelics are also known as entheogens, which means “generating divine from within”. Soma Divine Mushroom Of Immortality dc. Wasson’s work establishes, in our opinion convincingly, that among all the candidatures waeson forward for representing Soma, Amanita muscaria is by far the most plausible.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Fremont, Pathmarker of the West. Otros Libros de Robert Gordon Wasson. Return to Book Page. Soma is commonly understood as cannabis-putter plus other herbs tea.

Researcher Jan Irvin alleged a possible conflict of interest between Wasson’s work as a publicist for J. The Search for the Manchurian Candidate. Hofmann and Wasson were also among the first Westerners to collect specimens of the Mazatec hallucinogen Salvia divinorumthough these specimens were later deemed not suitable for rigorous scientific study or taxonomic classification.

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.

Soma Divine Mushroom Of Immortality

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 wwsson the Indus. Otros libros que pueden interesarle. Linda rated it really liked it Feb 02, Wasson makes a good case, a very interesting read. Is clear that fly-agaric is been used for intoxication not for reaching subconsciousness and other healing, meditative purposes, what hallucinogenics grodon used for.

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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 sona a different, more potent form of THC OH-THC that is typically more “psychedelic” or gets you more stoned. Fly-agaric is not popular hallucinogen, Vikings were using it and is possible that is ingredient some other solutions.

Lomo con marcas y arrugas. Refresh and try again. The Nahua Aztecs and other groups speaking the same tongue: Reference to milk is obvious. Jan 16, Mark rated it liked it. The mushrooms can be considered gifts.

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In his presentation he throws fascinating light on the role of mushrooms in religious ritual. The funding was provided under the cover name of the Geschickter Fund for Medical Research credited by Wasson at the end of his subsequent Life piece about the expedition.

Cows are eating those too, some species grow at dung fertilized grass field. Paperbackpages. Dash rated it liked it Mar 21,