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haoma

(ˈhəʊmə)
n
(Plants) another name for hom
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Noun1.haoma - leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
genus Sarcostemma, Sarcostemma - succulent subshrubs or vines; tropical and subtropical India and Africa and Malaysia
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There is also a long history of inquiry over the identities of the mythical substance "soma" of the Rigveda, Hinduism's oldest sacred text, and the "haoma" of Zorastrianism's Avesta, a debate which Spengler hoped the study would revive.
For example, a syllable could be written using the "modern popular numerals" (shisu haoma [phrase omitted]) commonly used in Chinese markets and by other phonologists before Xu.
En Iran contaron con semidioses beneficos como Haoma, personificacion de una planta sagrada y de la bebida sanadora y narcotizante del mismo nombre.
This tenement is also located within 2km of the historic Haoma Auraria open pit for gold.
Moreover, of interest pomegranate was used in combination of Ephedra vulgaris to prepare a holy and medicinal drink (called haoma) in ancient Persia.
On 26 March 2012 Atlas announced that it had entered into a binding Heads of Agreement to acquire the remaining 25% of the iron ore rights on the relevant Daltons Joint Venture tenements from Haoma Mining (see announcement of 26 March 2012 for further details).
"It includes the first ever brand from Kazakhstan (Haoma) making an entrance, the first single malt (Glenfiddich) and for the first time we have gained an insight into the size and breadth of the Chinese baijiu market," he added.
The ancient Persian haoma is cognate with the Vedic homa or fire rites that accompany the soma of the Brahmins.
Encontraremos nuevamente este nombre en la forma "Haoma", esta era bebida del sacrificio, en el Zendavesta, libro sagrado de los parsis, y que se atribuye a Zoroastro, profeta de la ley de Ormuz.
Members of the church revere cannabis as both a sacrament and a deity, identifying it with the Zoroastrian haoma and the Vedic soma.
Vale la ocasion para denotar que ese elemento liquido a menudo posee tambien connotaciones selenicas, como apuntamos en un escrito anterior, a proposito del sorna indio y del haoma iranio.
El conjunto luna-aguas-vegetacion aparece sobre todo en el caracter sagrado de ciertas bebidas de origen divino, como el sorna indio o el haoma iranio.