[INDOLOGY] Soma and Amanita muscaria

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 01:37:46 UTC 2018

Matthew Clarke's book, *The Tawny One*
<https://www.sunypress.edu/p-6425-the-tawny-one.aspx>, is the most recent
reconsideration of Soma's identity that I know of.

Professor Dominik Wujastyk <http://ualberta.academia.edu/DominikWujastyk>

Singhmar Chair in Classical Indian Society and Polity

Department of History and Classics <http://historyandclassics.ualberta.ca/>
University of Alberta, Canada

South Asia at the U of A:


On Mon, 8 Oct 2018 at 19:16, Jonathan Edelmann via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Greetings,
> Does anyone know of recent philological and pharmacological studies on the
> identification of *soma* in the Ṛgveda with *Amanita muscaria*? I’m aware
> of older studies by Wasson, Ingalls, Doniger, etc. Any help appreciated.
> Sincerely,
> Jonathan Edelmann
> Jonathan Edelmann • Assistant Professor
> University of Florida • Department of Religion
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