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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Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers. Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: The author relates his investigations into the true identity of Soma, the mysterious god, plant, and plant juice referred to in the Rg Veda.

Gordon Wasson is a fascinating account of the role played by the fly agaric Amanita muscaria in the religious development of the Indo-European Aryan peoples. Ruckit im,ortality proposed that the special potion ” kykeon “, a pivotal component of the ceremony, contained psychoactive ergoline alkaloids from the fungus Ergot Claviceps spp. Chazz rated it really liked it May 17, Retrieved from ” https: Entheogens and the Development of Culture Berkeley: 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.

I ate up to 24 caps, towards the last days of my experience; me and my organs are fine. Plants of the Immortxlity By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved July 7, You will go to sleep, then awaken out of your body. Want to Read saving…. Fale com a Editora!

R. Gordon Wasson

However, the matter of Morgan’s responsibility for the Hall Carbine Incident remains controversial. Having eaten Amanita muscaria every day for 2 weeks, and having read the Gita, the first nine cantos of the Srimad Bhagavatam Prabhupada of courseI believe Wasson is correct.


Immortalify is little reason to think that the Tree of Knowledge represented the hallucinogenic mushroom.

They say love is the key. Lists with This Book. Alexander Pico rated it it was amazing Aug 23, DNA and the Origins of Knowledge. 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. Divine Mushroom of Immortality. The effects are mildly similar to those caused by LSD or DMT, and can be divinw with cannabis use during the course of the inebriation mjshroom 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.

The author shows evidence in the form of “roots, leaves, blossoms, and seeds of soma”, all referring to aspects of the divine mushroom.

In addition, the author mentions the two forms of soma, the first as the mushroom consumed and the second as the urine of an individual who has eaten the mushroom, retaining the hallucinogenic properties of the mushroom.

Nor would I recommend it be eaten more than perhaps three times a summer.

Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality

I recommend this book and I agree that Mr. Mushrooom Man, the Legend, the Myth. In the summer ofwe had rain every day in Colorado, and the red mushroom could be found in groups up to caps, and 6′ across. One of the key enigmas of cultural history has been the identiy of a sacred plant called Soma in the ancient Rig Veda of India.

Wasson, who wrote extensively on the role of hallucinogenic mushrooms, developed a fascination with the mushroom when he and his wife Valentina Pavlovna, a Russian pediatrician, came upon some wild mushrooms and noticed their entirely gordoj response to the mushrooms. Wasson has aroused considerable attention in immortaliry circles and beyond by advancing and documenting the thesis that Soma was 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 been the identiy of a sacred plant called Soma in the ancient Rig Veda of India.


Soma: Divine Mushroom of Immortality by R. Gordon Wasson

Marcus rated it it was amazing Apr 12, The third section of the book discusses the mushroom in Siberia among the shamans, but also the mushroom in Europe.

This academic scholarly text makes the case for one of the perhaps most popular mushroom fungi 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. Charles rated it it was amazing May 22, These effects can include visuals, which would be “waves of colors” or “streams of psychedelic imagery”, wavy vibrational patterns, characters people, robots, animal beings; etc, perhaps possibly anythingmanifestations of geometric shapes, sometimes spinning or rotating, and the whole thing.

This book principally discusses the role of the hallucinogenic mushroom in the writings of the earliest Indo-Europeans Aryansin the Rg Veda as Soma and the Zend Avesta of the Zoroastrians, as Haoma.

Maybe it is quite easy to imagine. Norm Sohl rated it really liked it Mar 07,