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The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries

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The secretive Mysteries conducted at Eleusis in Greece for nearly two millennia have long puzzled scholars with strange accounts of initiates experiencing otherworldly journeys. 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. The authors then expand the discussion to show that natural psychedelic agents have been used in spiritual rituals across history and ...

The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries 2008, North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781556437526

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The Road to Eleusis: Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries 1978, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780151778720

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