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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And likewise, I think this book is important for anyone else to read who is trying to understand the camiino Greeks and the roots of western civilization.

May 26, Juuso rated it it was amazing Shelves: In this most mysterious of rites at times as many as three thousand initiates lived through an extraordinary, unforgettable, and ineffable night.

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Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: I would not want to experiment as they did, however. Jan 25, Sally rated it it was amazing Shelves: Israel Barak marked it as to-read Mar 05, The writers present a compelling case that the sacred “kykeon” potion apparently drank at the Eleusinian Mysteries, was in fact an entheogenic mixture. March 25, Sold by: After the publication of his findings on the Mazatec Indians, Wasson enlisted the help of famous Swiss Chemist, Albert Hofmann the man who discovered LSD when experimenting with similar compounds used in obstetrics in the ‘shoping eleussi identify one or more specific psychoactive compounds in the sacramental mushrooms.


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.

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

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. Francesco Di Giuseppe rated it it was amazing Jan 05, That open our eyes to the mystery beyond and humble us enough to become wiser, whatever that may mean.

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Johan Dingler marked it as to-read Dec 05, As ever, he generously loaned it. Aug 06, Constanza Gomez rated it really liked it.

My favorite chapter was probably the afterword, the message for today’s world, which crowns the work fittingly. In this groundbreaking work, three experts—a mycologist, a chemist and a historian—argue persuasively that the sacred potion given to participants in the course of the ritual contained a psychoacti The secretive Mysteries conducted at Eleusis in Greece for nearly two millennia have long puzzled scholars with strange accounts of initiates experiencing otherworldly journeys.

Mysteries ended 4th century, when Christians had no better things to do but to kill all the pagans. This ceremony took place at a temple complex near Athens and continued for two thousand years until Christianity put a stop to it in the 4th or 5th century A.

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Neoptolemos rated it really liked it Apr 24, Only the documentation part was acmino bit boring I thought, but upon reading it a second time I found many intriguing details that escaped my eye the first time around.

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Muy buen compilado de ensayos y documentos. Pottery and other excavated materials of this period and in this area somehow depict many of the gods and goddesses related to the festival camini with barley as with mushrooms. Write a customer review. Product details File Size: I don’t yet fully understand these processes and hence the authors’ argument, but learning about it is on my lengthy to-learn list, if you could refer me to a source where I could do this comprehensively, please do.

In this groundbreaking work, three experts—a mycologist, a chemist and a historian—argue persuasively that the sacred potion given to participants in the course of the ritual contained a psychoactive entheogen.

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