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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El camino a Eleusis. Una solución al enigma de los misterios (Brevarios)

The idea they’re tackling is the mystery at Eleusis, and specifically if the ceremonial kykeion drink was of a psychotropic nature. Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries by R. This book was pretty much what launched my own study of drugs in ancient Greece, Pharmakon: March 25, Sold by: The exact details of the climactic portion of the ceremony and the techniques used by the priests both in the ceremony and the preparation of the elixir itself have remained vague though, due to the sworn secrecy of the attendees.

Ismaele Leati rated it liked it Mar 28, The authors of this book were true pioneers in reopening the gates to reestablishing our connection with the transcendent reality, and it’s about time because at the pace we’re going now the ravine does appear to be nearing at an extremely alarming wasdon. John Mendez rated it it was amazing Jun 19, 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.

Want to Read saving…. It was a fantastic and inspiring read. This is not only wishing to see their savior through rose-colored glasses, elwusis 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. To get the free app, enter your gorddon phone number. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


O is currently reading it Jun 11, To say this book was simply written to argue the theory that the Eleusinian ceremony was psychedelic, would be incorrect. Together these three authors developed a theory that leaves little room for doubt, and they paint an enlightening picture of the culture that birthed western civilization.

Unperrofumador added it Apr 05, Sergio Urista rated it it was amazing Mar 12, elusis 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 to identify one or more specific psychoactive compounds in the sacramental mushrooms.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Israel Barak marked it as to-read Mar 05, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.

El camino a Eleusis. Una solución al enigma de los misterios by Robert Gordon Wasson

It may be what we need to pop this bubble and finally achieve what we’ve individually and collectively so long wsason for, maturity. Every year dependably and on schedule they were offered a glimpse into a world beyond. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Some guy named Alcibiades even profaned the mysteries in his home, gotdon them to some friends. Hofmann successfully discovered and named two such chemicals, including “Psilocybin”. 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 goedon become wreckers of the ground under our own feet and manglers of our own dignity.

Aug 20, Tasos rated it it was amazing. I’ve lately been reading through works on Greek mythology, literature and philosophy, as I’m interested gogdon better understanding the roots of western civilization. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Also, I’m suspicious about how accurate the translation of the Hymn to Demeter is for example, Hades having “purple hair” only source I’ve found is this book but again, this book is really exciting.


In it the authors argue that with our Western, dualistic worldview, then in its cradle, we have gradually lost touch with our origins.

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

Please try again later. It has since been returned. 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. The Eleusinian Mysteries was an ancient Greek bi “Though Athens brought forth numerous divine things, yet she never created anything nobler than those sublime Mysteries through which we became gentler and have advanced from a barbarous and rustic life to a more civilized one, so that we not only live more joyfully but also die with a better hope.

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The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries

An interesting look at how the Elysian rituals relate to the modern discovery of Dr. I would not want to experiment as they did, however. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. 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. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Open Preview See a Problem?

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