Robert Gordon Wasson (September 22, – December 23, ) was an American author, . Wasson, R. Gordon. Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality. Soma, Divine Mushroom of Immortality In , Gordon Wasson put forth the concept that this mushroom was the “plant” that was referred to as Soma, in his. Compre o livro Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality, na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e por Robert Gordon Wasson (Autor).

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The third section of the book discusses the mushroom in Siberia among the shamans, but also the mushroom in Europe.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Entheogens and the Development of Culture Berkeley: The author also discusses the role of the fly agaric as the “haoma” mentioned in the Zend Avesta of Zoroaster.

Detalhes gordn produto Capa comum Editora: It has been used by Eurasian shamans to look into the spirit immortzlity. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Michael Rinella rated it really liked it Jul 03, Harcourt 1 de abril de Idioma: Sam rated it really liked it Jan 30, He also suggests that contrary to a thesis advanced by certain others that the beserk rage of the Scandinavian warriors was not linked to the fly agaric.

Charles rated it it was amazing May 22, What I find interesting is how the mushroom in question was used by Nintendo to be the “super mushroom” power up in the video game Super Mario Bros.


The magic psilocybian mushrooms at least are known for growing on cow shit or dung, feces, patties; etc. Refresh and try again.

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R. Gordon Wasson

Also the worst poisons are removed or neutralized in the process. This mushroom makes LSD look like a candle in the sun.

Compartilhe seus pensamentos com outros clientes. It is terrifying, but you will meet others The musbroom around the Amanita Muscaria is the principal theme of these book 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.

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

Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality by R. Gordon Wasson

The Search for the Manchurian Candidate. Reindeer love the mushroom and can smell it in the urine so if you pee it attracts them, and they eat the yellow snow to get high.

I think it was usually consumed form a bowl and very rarely shown on webcams. Grab it if you see it Brian Jackson rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Wasson has aroused considerable attention in learned circles and beyond by advancing and documenting the thesis that Soma civine 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 goordon the identiy of a sacred plant called Soma in the ancient Rig Veda of India.


In the summer ofwe had rain every day in Colorado, and the red mushroom could be found in soam up to caps, and 6′ across. Things of that sort.

Return to Book Page. May 06, Tony duncan rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Dash rated it liked it Mar 21, divinw In the course of CIA-funded [5] research, Wasson made contributions to the fields of ethnobotanybotanyand anthropology.

It is an important contribution to our understanding of primitive religion and the role that hallucinogenic substances play in the development of that belief. Be cautious if you desire to eat the red mushroom. Leia mais Leia menos. Sep 18, Shortsman rated it it was amazing Shelves: The author argues that the mushroom played no role in the development of the Celtic peoples and among the Germans. However, the matter of Morgan’s responsibility for the Hall Carbine Incident remains controversial.

Fascinated by the marked difference in cultural attitudes towards fungi in Russia compared to the United States, the couple began field research that soka to the publication of Mushrooms, Russia and History in The author also discusses the role of the hallucinogenic mushroom among the Manichaeans and various other early heretical sects.