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The Proto-Indo Europeans and Indo-European Cannabis Cult

CANNABIS CULTURE – The Indo-European language is the mother tongue of many modern dialects. Even before this language was spoken the ancestors of these people, the proto-Indo-europeans, were ritually using cannabis — a technique of worship that contin…

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Hashish and The Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor

CANNABIS CULTURE. In the 19th and early 20th century, hashish played a prominent role in the occult scene, and was used in initiatory rites by certain secret societies, such as the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor. The Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor was an…

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Cannabis in Jewish Magic and Alchemy

CANNABIS CULTURE. References to cannabis appear in both alchemical and magical manuscripts tied to Jewish culture, and this use was likely an extension of the Hebrew’s much more ancient relationship with the plant. Excerpted from Liber 420. Cannabis Ma…

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DŪḠ-EWAḤDAT the Beverage of Unity

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Islamic accounts refer to a potent hash oil preparation known as dūḡ-e waḥdat, which may be similar to the Zoroastrian mang/bhanga infusions which I discussed in an earlier article. Hash oil was prepared in the Islamic world by boil…