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The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries by R. Gordon Wasson

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No trivia or quizzes yet. And finally, to understand if this type gordln “tripping” was even part of ancient Greek culture at all, he consulted another expert, Carl Ruck.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Hugo Ayer rated it liked it Nov 07, Kindle Editionpages. English Choose a language for shopping. It is one of my favorites now for the contr I’ve kept an eye out for this book the last six months and finally ran across it the first six seconds I spent in a local book fair. The idea they’re tackling is the mystery at Eleusis, and specifically if the ceremonial kykeion drink was of a psychotropic nature.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Por lo tanto, no se trata de una experiencia elleusis limpia como sugieren los autores de este libro.

De la misma manera, el cuerpo y el alma deben prepararse para lograr un estado de conciencia esperado, de acuerdo a nuestro entendimiento y evolucion; no es un acto recreativo donde la mente escapa, al contrario, se enreda mas en nuestra gorrdon de arana siquica, llevandonos hasta la desorientacion y gorson locura cuando no hay orientacion o proposito.


He spent two years as head of the SLAC beam dynamics group. Needless to say, there has been a lot of speculation over the centuries on this ceremony, everything from the theory of it being nothing more than a stupid peep show to the theory brought forth in books like these.

The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries

I’d long known of this book but had never seen a copy of it until coming to visit my old high school chum, and former roommate, Mike Miley. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Pottery and other excavated materials of this period and in this area somehow depict many of the gods and goddesses related to the festival together with barley as with mushrooms. If that’s all it was I don’t believe it would have much more effect than just a “huh, that’s an interesting camono of trivia; moving on. She threatens to starve humanity to death if Zeus doesn’t send Persephone her way, who by the time Zeus has acquiesced and she has to leave again has eaten a seed from Hades and thus from thence belongs partly to the underworld.

This 30th anniversary edition includes an appreciative preface by religious scholar Huston Smith and an updated exploration of the chemical evidence by Peter Webster. So that would be chemical and geographical evidence. Matt Sawyer marked it as to-read Oct 28, Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Though I really don’t believe elrusis had the effect this book claims or other of its theories, I really loved it.

Sarah rated it it was amazing Dec 27, It was a fantastic and inspiring read. In he was elected to become a Fellow of the American Physical Society, in he received the Robert Wilson Prize from this Society and in he obtained the degree Dr. Nov 26, Mark rated it fl was amazing Shelves: May 26, Juuso rated it it was amazing Shelves: All we know is that it must have been marvelous. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Lists with This Book.

O is currently reading it Jun 11, In developing the theory of Eleusis, he asked Hofmann for his help again to determine if there was a naturally-occurring candidate that could produce a type of psychedelic effect in that region of the world.


We have lost a sense of divinity in and around us, and in negating the inner reality, and in thus dominating the external world, even with all the benefits that come with that, we have also become wreckers of the ground under our own feet and manglers of our own dignity.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Humans clearly have a proclivity for visionary experience, and folks of all eons and places have realized that in times of change and upheaval, even way before, we need these kinds of profound experiences which touch us to the deepest core of our own being and move us, which connect us with and through our “soul” and bring us closer together, promoting solidarity and a deep, concrete sense of unity.

Get to Know Us. Excellent book that provides new information about the Eleusinian mysteries in ancient Greece, focusing on certain types of mushrooms in the rites! This book was pretty much what launched my own study of drugs in ancient Greece, Pharmakon: The language is very clear and accessible, and almost never did I have the feeling that they were being overly repetitive. A reintegration of entheogenic drugs, of ecstatic experiences, of transcendence, into the cultural system, gordno be the missing link to retrieving–and not a bit too soon–a sense of real and profound meaning, felt to the marrow, in this gorron abstract world where true chaos factually looms.

No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This is not only eleusls to see their savior through rose-colored glasses, but it’s unscholarly cherry-picking of the Odyssesy which itself shows other examples with Telemachus drinking “drugged” wine with Helen and Menelaus and of Odysseus mixing an undiluted knock-out wine for the cyclops.

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