substances) are often regarded as failitating the connection between Heaven and
(Japan)Cannabis is used for the binding
together of married couples, to drive away evil spirits, and
to create laughter and happiness
Bamboo Flute`s Meditation Melody
Traditional Japanese Music for Stress Relief and
(India)Shiva-Nataraja, the Lord of the Dance brought cannabis from the
Himalayas for human enjoyment and
Sadhu adepts (ascetics) travel throughout India and the world sharing
"chillum" pipes filled with cannabis, sometimes blended with other substances.
In the 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;
experiences are common in many Chinese Buddhist Sects.
Buddhists and lamas consider cannabis their most holy plant.
Buddhist traditions, writings, and beliefs indicate that
used and ate nothing but hemp and its seeds for six years prior to discovering
the Four Noble Truths and the
At the age of thirty
Zoroaster the Persian sat on a
river bank during the spring festival drinking
Zoroaster experienced a
He saw a shining Being, who
revealed himself as Vohu Manah (Good Purpose) and taught him about Ahura Mazda
Zoroaster soon became aware of
the existence of another primal Spirit, the second being
Angra Mainyu (Hostile Spirit),
with opposing concepts of
Asha (Truth) and Druj
Thus did 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 Roman Catholicism.
Zoroastrianism was based
on the entire cannabis plant, the chief religious sacrament of its shaman
class, and its most important medicine, (e.g., obstetrics, incense rites,
anointing and christening oils), as well as lighting oil in their secular
"magic" is generally considered derived from the Zoroastrian "Magi".
The three "Magi" or
Wise Men who attended the birth of Christ were references to
Harvard Study: Smoking Weed Improves Brain
Mysteries of Mithras was a
synthesis of Zorasterianism and Gnostic Mysteries.
psychoactive effects of cannabis, are
subjective and can vary
based on the individual.
Some effects may
include a general change in
perception), mild euphoria,
feelings of well-being,
relaxation or stress reduction,
enhanced recollection of episodic
awareness of sensation, and occasionally
(Israel and Judah) The cannabis plant has an ancient history of ritual usage as a
trance inducing drug and is found in use
throughout the ancient 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
Hebrew mystery cult that
penned the Dead Sea Scrolls and inhabited the settlement at Qumran, a plateau
in the Judean Desert along the Dead Sea from ~ 200 B.C. to 73 A.D. used
Historical 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
Sadducees informed Zionism enhancing and elevating the
ponerological pathology of the
Qumran is 35 miles from Masada and 30 miles from
were the librarians of the Dead Sea Scrolls and
the historians of local
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
elected a communal leader with law enforcement executive
were forbidden from swearing
oaths and sacrificing
were charged with controlling their temper and acting as
channels of peace;
they carried weapons only as protection against robbers.
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".
branch of the Pharisees who conformed to
the most rigid rules of
Levitical purity while aspiring to
the highest degree of
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
They 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
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 the Hellenized
(Middle East)Muslim "mystical" adepts who have taught, used and extolled
cannabis for divine revelation, insight and oneness with Allah, for at least the last
The mysticism of the Sufi adepts descended from the
synthesis of Gnostic Mysteries with Islam which survived the Muslim conquests
of the 7th and 8th centuries AD and subsequent conversion.
In 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
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."
(Jamaica)Rastafarians use "ganja" as a sacred sacrament to communicate with
"And 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
makes the Earth yield healing herbs, which the prudent man should not neglect."
"Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; That
which cometh out of the mouth defileth a man." Jesus, quoted: Matt.
"In later times, some shall speak lies in hypocrisy commanding to
abstain from that which God hath forged 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.
mushrooms have been part of human culture as far back as the earliest
Ancient paintings of 'mushroomed' humanoids dating to
5,000 B.C. have been found in caves of Northern Algeria.
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.
revelations may be experienced, and the effect can range from exhilarating to
Chocolate and Cannabis
Foods Rich In Cannabinoids
Plants and the Endocannabinoid System
Fly Agaric, or
Amanita muscaria, mushrooms among the Evenks of Russia were particularly
important on Christmas.
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
Cameroon and the
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
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 euphoric sense of
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