THE LOST WORD. God, the fountain of living waters, (Jeremiah 2:13, 17:13).
Within the Indo-European culture exists a drink called Soma that conveys the experience of immortality, is a healer and gives absolution. Soma is also the name of two plants, one known, the other concealed, and it is the name of a god. The drink Soma as described in the Rig Veda, is the sacrament of the Aryans, and it is the prototype for all the great world religions use of a sacrament. It has been believed lost, but in reality it has been hid within plain sight and can be found by anyone who bothers to look for it. Thus these words. Matthew 7:7-8. 7. Proverbs 8:17. Isis is said to have conjured the invincible God of Eternities, Ra, to tell her his secret and sacred name, which he did. Jesus and Virgin Mary, marked by a star. -Albert Pike, Morals and Dogma. Quoting from the Rig Veda, book 9, hymn 109.
Book 9, hymn 80. -Ralph T. The entheogen experience is of a magnitude that can be compared to nothing else known to mankind. 12. Think You Know Everything About Hemp? | Home | | The IndustrialHemp.net Store | | FAQ |Trade Organizations | Events & Trade Shows | Activism & Lobbies | Government links | | Higher Education | Shopping | Distributors | Manufacturers | References | Search tools | | News links | Hemp pictures | .pdf downloads | Site Map | | State Hemp Legislation | | Action Page | What can I do to make a difference?
I am going to make a list on this page of things that you can do to make a difference as I think of them and in no particular order. Of course you must know a little about hemp to start with, so if you don't know much the best thing that you can read is the Vote Hemp article Hemp Is Hip. It is well worth your time to read it. The most important thing you can do right now is to Write Congress and ask your elected representative to support the "Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2005" (H.R. 3037). The second most important thing you can do is to Contribute to Vote Hemp. I wrote a new What Can I Do? Register to vote. How to Make Hemp Seed Oil. Marijuana - The First Twelve Thousand Years - 1. Cannabis in the Ancient World. Marijuana - The First Twelve Thousand Years I.
The Early Years 1. Cannabis in the Ancient World Millions of years ago, humanoid creatures descended from the trees in Africa. The descendants of these first men wandered into almost every corner of the earth and evolved into four main racial groups: the Negroids, Australoids, Mongoloids, and Caucasoids. The earliest civilizations sprouted along the banks of great rivers - the Hwang-Ho in China, the Indus in India, the Tigris and Euphrates in Mesopotamia (where biblical scholars have sought in vain for traces of the Garden of Eden), and the Nile in Egypt.
Whether they remained hunters or became farmers, the people who lived long before the written word was invented, discovered through trial and error the best materials for shaping, molding, bending, twisting, and sharpening objects into tools. Cannabis in China. Religious and spiritual use of cannabis. Cannabis has been used in a religious and spiritual context in India since the Vedic period dating back to approximately 1500BCE but perhaps as far back as 2000BCE.
There are several references in Greek mythology to a powerful drug that eliminated anguish and sorrow. Herodotus wrote about early ceremonial practices by the Scythians, thought to have occurred from the 5th to 2nd century BCE. Itinerant Hindu saints have used it in India for centuries.  Ancient and modern India and Nepal The earliest known reports regarding the sacred status of cannabis in India and Nepal come from the Atharva Veda estimated to have been written sometime around 2000–1400 BC, which mentions cannabis as one of the "five sacred plants". There are three types of cannabis used in India and Nepal.
Hinduism Buddhism In Buddhism, the Fifth Precept is to "abstain from wines, liquors and intoxicants that cause heedlessness. " Ancient and modern Africa Ancient China Ancient Europe Why is Marijuana Illegal? Many people assume that marijuana was made illegal through some kind of process involving scientific, medical, and government hearings; that it was to protect the citizens from what was determined to be a dangerous drug.
The actual story shows a much different picture. Those who voted on the legal fate of this plant never had the facts, but were dependent on information supplied by those who had a specific agenda to deceive lawmakers. You’ll see below that the very first federal vote to prohibit marijuana was based entirely on a documented lie on the floor of the Senate.