The Road to Eleusis has ratings and 21 reviews. Myth and Mithras by Carl A.P. Ruck The Holy Mushroom by Jan Irvin Soma by R. Gordon Wasson. R. Gordon Wasson. Albert Hofmann I. ThE WAsson RoAD To ElEusis (R.G. .). .. the time: El honguillo viene por si mismo, no se sabe de. El camino a Eleusis / The path to Eleusis: Una Solución Al Enigma De Los Misterios / a Solution to the Puzzle of Mysteries (Brevarios) (Spanish Edition) by.
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This was the first time the general public was made aware of such a thing and Wasson was thought to be the first outsider to have participated in the ceremony. English Choose a language for shopping. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.
This 30th anniversary edition includes an appreciative preface by religious scholar Huston Smith and an updated exploration of the chemical evidence by Peter Webster. I found the book informative and engaging, though I missed the documentations and references in the text.
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 famino local book fair. Lists with This Book. Perhaps it was the era or the authors but I found it too highbrow and academically snotty. Except if you’re a worldview perhaps.
Listening to the description of ecstasy and illumination by those who participated in the Greek Eleusinian ceremony, Gordon Wasson began to theorize they may be describing an experience brought on by some sort of psychedelic compound.
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Only the documentation part was a bit boring I thought, but upon reading it a second time I found many intriguing details wassn escaped my eye the first time around.
Trivia About El camino a Eleus It is one of my favorites now for the contribution it made to my studies in mythology and anthropology. Learn more about Amazon Prime. To say eleusks book was simply written to argue the theory that the Eleusinian ceremony was psychedelic, would be incorrect.
El camino a Eleusis. Una solución al enigma de los misterios by Robert Gordon Wasson
Poets, philosophers, rulers and average citizens all speak of their experience at Eleusis with great emotion, describing the ecstasy and illumination it brought and the inspirational role it played in their lives. Aug 06, Constanza Gomez rated it really liked it. The Homeric Hymn to Demeter contains, among other obviously ambivalent, references to a sacred potion. Wasskn authors have played critical roles in the modern rediscovery of entheogens, and The Road to Eleusis presents an authoritative exposition of their views.
Grzegorz rated it really liked it Nov 19, I read a good deal about the general topic but this book offered little enlightenment.
El Camino a Eleusis. : Una Solucin Al Enigma de Los Misterios
Pienso que este libro promueve preguntas muy interesantes, no tanto respuestas fiables. Nov 14, Nikolas Alixopulos rated it really liked it. To see what your friends q of this book, please sign up.
Imagine, that the rituals which are often considered to be a basis of Western Civilization, have been persecuted and made illegal- at least, the modern-day elements of same, happen to be. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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 tela de arana siquica, llevandonos hasta la desorientacion y sleusis locura cuando no hay orientacion o proposito.
It was a fantastic and inspiring read. I was just as wason only dollar was being asked for it as I was that it has the appearance of having never been opened up in the thirty-five years since its publishing; someone or several someones didn’t seem to know what they had. Por un lado, interesa como estudio erudito sobre la Grecia Antigua. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
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Speculation is kept to eleusie minimum, they kept it to the point, and some extremely interesting questions are raised. Zanni marked it as to-read Feb 01,