Cannabis and the Soma Solution

September 7, 2010|
Cannabis and the Soma Solution by Chris Bennett
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Seeking to identify the plant origins of the early sacramental beverages Soma and Haoma, this study draws a connection between the psychoactive properties of these drinks and the widespread use of cannabis among Indo-Europeans during this time. Exploring the role of these libations as inspiration for the Indian Rig Veda and the Persian Avestan texts, this examination discusses the spread of cannabis use across Europe and Asia, the origins of the Soma and Haoma cults, and the shamanic origins of modern religion.
Chris Bennett is an expert in the use of ethnobotanicals. He has contributed articles to numerous magazines, including Cannabis Culture and High Times, and he is the author of several books, including Green Gold the Tree of Life: Marijuana in Magic and Religion and Sex, Drugs, Violence and the Bible. He lives in Vancouver, British Colu...
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Title:Cannabis and the Soma Solution
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:480 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.4 in
Shipping dimensions:480 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.4 in
Published:September 7, 2010
Publisher:Trine Day
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780984185801

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