Entheogens (psychoactive substances) are often regarded as
failitating the connection between Heaven and Earth.
(Japan)Cannabis is used for the binding together
of married couples, to drive away evil spirits, and
to create laughter and happiness
(India)Shiva-Nataraja, the Lord of the
Dance brought cannabis from the
Himalayas for human enjoyment and enlightenment.
(ascetics) travel throughout India and the world sharing "chillum" pipes filled
with cannabis, sometimes blended with other substances.
Bhagavad-Gita, Krishna states, "I am the healing herb" (Ch.9:16), while the
Bhagarat-Purana Fifth Canto describes hashish in explicitly sexual
(India, Tibet and China)Buddhists have since the 5th century BC on ritually used
cannabis; initiation rites and mystical
experiences are common in many Chinese Buddhist Sects.
Buddhists and lamas consider cannabis their most holy plant.
Many Buddhist traditions,
writings, and beliefs indicate that Siddhartha Gautama used and ate nothing but
hemp and its seeds for six years prior to discovering the Four Noble Truths and
the Eightfold Path.
At the age of thirty
Zoroaster the Persian sat on a
river bank during the spring festival smoking
Zoroaster experienced a
He saw a shining Being, who revealed himself as Vohu
Manah (Good Purpose) and taught him about Ahura Mazda (Wise Spirit).
Zoroaster soon became aware of the existence of two primal
Spirits, the second being Angra
Spirit), with opposing
concepts of Asha (Truth) and Druj
Zoroaster decide to spend his life teaching people to seek Asha.
Zoroastrian religion was
practiced between the 8th century BC and the 4th century AD when it was
replaced by Catholicism.
Zoroastrianism was based
on the entire cannabis plant, the chief religious sacrament of its priest
class, and its most important medicine, (e.g., obstetrics, incense rites,
anointing and christening oils), as well as lighting or fire oils in their
"magic" is generally considered derived from the Zoroastrian "Magi". The
three "Magi" or Wise Men who attended the birth of Christ were references to
Mithras was a synthesis of Zorasterianism and
psychoactive effects of cannabis, are subjective and can vary based on the
Some effects may include
a general change in
perception), mild euphoria,
feelings of well-being, relaxation or
lethargy, joviality, enhanced recollection of episodic memory, increased
sensuality, increased awareness of sensation, and occasionally environmentally
related paranoia, agitation or anxiety.
The cannabis plant has an ancient history of ritual
usage as a trance-inducing drug and is found in use throughout the world.
As part of their holy Friday night services in the Temple of Solomon,
men ritually passed around and inhaled from incense burners filled with
kanabosom (cannabis), before
returning home for the largest meal of the week .
Rastafarians continue this ritual to
Gnostic Hebrew cult that penned the Dead Sea Scrolls and inhabited
the settlement at Qumran, a plateau in the Judean Desert along the Dead Sea
from approx. 200 B.C. to 73 A.D. used
biblical scholars believe Jesus broke bread with the Essenes.
Josephus identified the
Essenes as one of the
three major Jewish sects - the Pharisees and the
Sadducees being the
other two at that period of time.
The Pharisees informed future
The Sadducees informed Zionism enhancing and elevating the
ponerological pathology of the
Essenes were the librarians of the Dead Sea Scrolls and
the historians of
The accounts of
Philo state that
the Essenes led a strictly
celibate and communal life - often compared by scholars to later Christian
monastic living - although Josephus speaks also of another "rank of Essenes"
that did get married.
Essenes observed collective
ownership, elected a communal leader with law enforcement executive power, were
forbidden from swearing oaths and sacrificing animals,
were charged with controlling their temper and act as channels of peace,
carried weapons only as protection against robbers, had no slaves but served
each other and, as a result of communal ownership, did not engage in trading.
Both Josephus and
Philo have lengthy accounts
of their communal meetings, meals and religious celebrations.
According to the Dead Sea
Scrolls the Essenes' community school at Qumran was called "Yahad" (meaning
"unity") in order to differentiate themselves from the rest of the Jews who are
repeatedly labeled "The Breakers of the Covenant".
"A branch of the
Pharisees who conformed to the most rigid rules of Levitical purity while
aspiring to the highest degree of holiness. They lived solely by the work of
their hands and in a state of
communism, devoted their time to study and devotion and to
the practice of benevolence,
and refrained as far as feasible from conjugal intercourse and sensual
pleasures, in order to be initiated into
the highest mysteries of
heaven." - www.jewishencyclopedia.com
from which derives "therapeutic, was a Greek term for Hebrew worshippers of the
Hellenistic Egyptian god, Serapis
who where also followers of Aesculapius the Healer.
The Essenes and the
Therapeutae worked to
synthesize Hebrew Oral Tradition with Pagan Gnostic traditions of the Greater
Mediterranean to create a synthetic
religion that would be generally understood by
(Middle East)Muslim "mystical" priests who have taught, used and extolled
cannabis for divine revelation, insight and oneness with Allah, for at least
the last 1,000 years.
The mysticism of the Sufi Priests descended from
the synthesis of Gnostic Mysteries with Islam which survived the Muslim
conquests of the 7th and 8th centuries AD and subsequent conversion.
Islam the use of alcohol is forbidden but the use of hashish is
(Egypt/Ethiopia)Some sects believe the sacred "green herb of the field" in the
Bible and the Biblical secret incenses, sweet incenses and anointing oils to be
Elders of the modern religious movement known as the
Coptic Church consider cannabis to be the Eucharist, claiming it as an
Oral Tradition from Ethiopia
dating back to the time of Christ.
Bantus had secret Dagga Cults,* societies which restricted cannabis use to the
ruling men. The Pygmies, Zulus and Hottentots all found it an indispensable
medication for cramps, epilepsy and gout, and as a
These "Dagga" cults believed Holy Cannabis was
brought to Earth by the Gods, in particular from the "Two Dog Star" system that
we call Sirius A and B. "Dagga" literally means "cannabis."
Interestingly, the surviving Indo-European word for the plant can also
be read as "canna," "reed" and "bi," "two," as well as "canna," as in canine;
and "bis," meaning two (bi) "Two Dogs."
"ganja" as a sacred sacrament to communicate with God (Jah).
the Earth brought forth grass and herb-yielding seed after its kind and the
tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself after its kind: and God saw that
it was good." Genesis: Chapt. 1: Verse 12
"God makes the Earth yield
healing herbs, which the prudent man should not neglect." Sirach: 38:4
"Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; That which cometh
out of the mouth defileth a man." Jesus, quoted: Matt. 15:11.
times, some shall speak lies in hypocrisy commanding to abstain from that which
God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and
know the truth." Paul: 1 Tim. 4:1
Buttons among the tribes that populated the Chihuahuan Desert through the South
Texas Plains, on either side of the middle and lower Rio Grande River,
southward to the Mexican state of San Luís Potosí. These groups
include the Aztec, Zacateco, Tarascan, Cazcan, Guachichil, Huichol, Lagunero,
Tepehuan, Tepecano, Cora, Acaxee, Tamaulipeco, Coahuilteco, Tarahumara, Opata,
Akmiel O'odham (Pima), Tohono O'odham (Papago), Yaqui, Jumano, Julimeno, Lipan
Apache, Carrizo, Tonkawa, Karankawa, Mescalero Apache, Caddo, Otomi, and
Tlascalan (Hrdlickla 1908; Shonle 1925; Stewart 1987). Extensive stands of
peyote occur on the low, rocky hills in Starr, Zapata, Webb, and Jim Hogg
counties of southern Texas.
Psilocybin mushrooms have been part of human culture as far back
as the earliest recorded history.
Ancient paintings of 'mushroomed'
humanoids dating to 5,000 B.C. have been found in caves of Northern Algeria.
Central and Southern America cultures built temples to mushroom gods
and carved "mushroom stones", dated to as early as 1000-500 B.C.
Psilocybian mushrooms were used in ritual and ceremony among the
Aztecs, served with honey or chocolate at some of their holiest events.
The experience of ingestion is typically inwardly oriented, with strong
visual and auditory components.
Visions and revelations may be
experienced, and the effect can range from exhilarating to
Agaric mushroom among the Evenks of Russia.
Salvia divinorum is native to certain areas in the Sierra Mazateca
of Oaxaca, Mexico, where it is still used by the Mazatec Indians, primarily to
facilitate shamanic visions in the context of curing or
Shamans crush the leaves to extract leaf juices; they
usually mix these juices with water to create an infusion or 'tea' which they
drink to induce visions in ritual healing ceremonies.
Ayahuasca, "vine of the souls", is a medicinal and spiritual drink
incorporating banisteriopsis caapi and psychotria viridis.
medicinal tradition specific to the Amazonas capable of producing profound
Ayahuasca is mentioned in the writings of some of the
earliest missionaries to South America.
Iboga, native to western
Central Africa, has a long history of tribal use. The Iboga tree is the central
pillar of the Bwiti spiritual practice in West-Central Africa, mainly Gabon,
Cameroon and the Republic of the Congo
Artemisia absinthium grows in
the temperate regions of Europe, Asia and northern Africa. The religious
association with this plant began with its strong association with the Ancient
Greek moon goddess Artemis.
It is likely that Alexander the III of
Macadonia dies for an overdose of Artemisia absinthium laced wine which was
used to keep his epilepsy in check.
Kava, piper methysticum, is still used at social gatherings to
commune after work in Polynesia.
It has great religious significance
and is used to obtain inspiration.
The effects of the drink (it is also
occasionally chewed) are slight tongue and lip numbing; mildly talkative and
sociable behavior, clear thinking, calming effects, relaxed muscles, and a very
euphoric sense of well-being.
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