soma/haoma: was Re: booknotice (occasioned by Civility on the List:

Vijay Shankar vijay0104 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Oct 12 05:26:41 UTC 2000

What do you think of discussion on soma/haoma in the recent book The Vedic
People by Kochhar (pp98-`112).Acc to Kochhar, soma/haoma is indeed the
mountain-grown,ephedrine -yielding species of Ephedra.He says that the Ind-
Iranian habitat must be the {common}Soma-land

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