On either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare 12 manner of fruits, and yielding her fruit every month; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. Revelations A gift from God. How was cannabis used in Biblical times and lands? Cannabis was used 12 ways: clothing, paper, cord, sails, fishnet, oil, sealant, incense, food, and in ceremony, relaxation and medicine.
For so the Lord said unto me, "I will take my rest and I will consider in my dwelling place like a clear heat upon herbs. For afore harvest, when the bud is perfect and the sour grape is ripening in the flower, he shall cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks and take away and cut down the branches. Herb marijuana is a Godly creation from the beginning of the world. It is known as the weed of wisdom, angel's food, the tree of life and even the "Wicked Old Ganja Tree".
Its purpose in creation is as a fiery sacrifice to be offered to our Redeemer during obligations. The political worldwide organizations have framed mischief on it and called it drugs. To show that it is not a dangerous drug, let me inform my readers that it is used as food for mankind, and as a medicinal cure for diverse diseases. Ganja is not for commerce; yet because of the oppression of the people, it was raised up as the only liberator of the people, and the only peacemaker among the entire generation. Marijuana is closely connected with the history and development of some of the oldest nations on earth.
Schultes, a prominent researcher in the field of psychoactive plants, said in an article he wrote entitled "Man and Marijuana": " Upon eating hemp the euphoric, ecstatic and hallucinatory aspects may have introduced man to an other-worldly plane from which emerged religious beliefs, perhaps even the concept of deity. The plant became accepted as a special gift of the gods, a sacred medium for communion with the spiritual world and as such it has remained in some cultures to the present.
Considered to be sacred, marijuana has been used in religious worship from before recorded history. According to William A. Whereas Western religious traditions generally stress sin, repentance, and mortification of the flesh, certain older non-Western religious cults seem to have employed Cannabis as a euphoriant, which allowed the participant a joyous path to the Ultimate; hence such appellations as "heavenly guide".
Skate Hawaii , Mar 25, I just tossed this in here because it caught me by surprise, I wasn't aware of this. Thats some cool stuff!! Nice post. Boneman , Mar 26, There's actually a history of marijuana and it's uses from 10, BC to current day at that link, I just didn't want to post the whole thing because it went on forever.
Are you attending the world wide marijuana march on May 2? Check the link in my sig for a location near you. I pass the joint and start singing again.
Holy men or sadhus who are devoted to an ascetic life and to following the Lord Shiva, and consume reg- ular quantities of cannabis but not in the form of bhang. He rejects the first two out of hand as very serious cism. Tammie says:. The Cree people of Montana and Saskatchewan call this botanical blend a kinnikinnick , and it can contain up to 30 different plants, chosen for certain outcomes or to treat a specific illness. The wind blow strong moving his hair and a white feather in it. February 22, at am. To the sadhus, the holy and ascetic devo- evaluating the effectiveness of a Recovery-Oriented System of tee of Shiva, cannabis offers a means of union with the di- Care for Appalachian substance misusers.
Everything is open and empty now, no thoughts. Only being itself. And then.. A buzz in my head.
The world starts spinning. I elevate to a higher dimension. I become one big, happy smile. Every time again, along countless pathways: they all end up here. I am bliss, ecstasy, the most amazing beauty. My heart is not empty any more, it is full. I breathe in deeply.
And I breathe out deeply. This is what I was longing for: it does exist, it is real. Even better: it is always here! Nowadays medical and therapeutic applications of the plant are rediscovered and promoted. Ganja is also sacred to the sadhus holy men of India, who pray, chant mantras and meditate while sharing a chillum or enjoy a cup of bhang! In a way, it is like a meditation.
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