haoma


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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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The text itself, in both its shorter and longer forms, contains consecutive prayers directed to the thirty yazatas (literally "[beings] worthy of worship"; here, translated throughout as "divine entities") after whom are named the thirty days of the Zoroastrian month, plus three prayers to other divine entities not connected with day-names, including Haoma.
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).
The ancient Persian haoma is cognate with the Vedic homa or fire rites that accompany the soma of the Brahmins.
Members of the church revere cannabis as both a sacrament and a deity, identifying it with the Zoroastrian haoma and the Vedic soma.
Sarianidi (1993: 34) has interpreted them as drinking tubes for sipping an opium-ephedra drink similar to haoma.
tandis que, de l'offrande du haoma se gorgeant, elle reste (chez elle), cela ne fait pas d'elle une mere de pretres ni une mere de nombreux fils
Perth, Australia, Mar 26, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) is pleased to advise that it has entered into a binding Heads of Agreement to acquire the remaining 25 per cent of the iron ore rights on the relevant Daltons Joint Venture tenements it does not already own from Haoma Mining.
Haoma and Harmaline: The botanical identity of the Indo-Iranian sacred hallucinogen "Soma" and its legacy in religion, language, and Middle Eastern folklore.
The Haoma mine, part of the Mount Monger gold operations, with a resource base of 65,600 ounces gold, is expected to begin ore production in early July 2011.
Indo-European nomads brought specific doctrines, such as the soma or haoma, that were absorbed by and merged with local indigenous traditions of shamanism and animism.
Being part of the Daltons Joint Venture between Giralia and Haoma Mining NL (ASX:HAO) in Pilbara, Western Australia, the Mt Webber project has an Inferred Resource of 40 million tonnes @ 57.
Sheldon ("The Sanskrit Translation of the Avestan Haoma Liturgy") highlights a number of instances where Neriosangh, in spite of his own claim that he has translated the Pahlavi version, appears to diverge from it.