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But of old Soma was drunk as mead was drunk by the Scandinavians, before and after battle.

The pressing-stones by means of which Soma is crushed typify thunderbolts.

That was a pain Soma would not shield him from, the pain of failure.

He pictured the Soma cascading through his body, and the pain receded.

In the Veda we are told that the suppliants "squeeze the soma with stones."

His enemies, we are told of Indra, he overcomes in the inspiration of the soma.

It is represented as the friend and companion of Soma, the god of Ambrosia.

The moon is the god Chandra, who became identified with Soma.

The sun”, declared one of the poets, “has the nature of Agni, the moon of Soma.

Indra was the discoverer of the Soma plant and brought it from the mountains.

WORD ORIGIN

name of an intoxicant used in ancient Vedic ritual, prepared from the juice of some East Indian plant, 1785, from Sanskrit soma, from PIE *seu- "juice," from root *seue- (2) "to take liquid" (see sup (v.2)). In "Brave New World" (1932), the name of a state-dispensed narcotic producing euphoria and hallucination.

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