“In early 2001, I got here to Jerusalem,
just out of excessive school,
looking for an genuine non secular tradition
for easy methods to smoke marijuana
rightly, helpfully, extra effectively
and extra meaningfully.
What i discovered also and instead
was a residing tradition, wrestling with the mystery
of tips to contain the exctatic; and the
mystery of the reasons for it really is repression,
along with alot of terrific counsel and poor truths in regards to the nature of faith, legislation, idealism and drugs.”
Cannabis Chassidis: the traditional and rising Torah of gear (A memoir) information the query and it really is exploration: How may possibly it's that anything as inherent to fashionable existence as Marijuana, whatever with a wealthy historical past of human utilization, has no culture in Torah, a tips approach that i used to be raised to appreciate as encompassing every little thing strong that one may still comprehend? there are solutions for what's there within the culture, wealthy allusions to herbs and smokes utilized in diversified capacitities, and the extra attention-grabbing solutions and questions are approximately what there's not within the culture, and why.
And alongside the way in which, the spectrum of an adventure of residing mystical way of life is explored, and the romantic idealization and redemptive capability of either Psychedelia and faith are touched and felt deeply, within the context of exceptional groups and people who have skilled the glories and the mess ups of both.
Join Yoseph Leib on his travels and reviews all through Jerusalem, ny, and Rainbow nation U.S.A, looking for tips approximately how hashish and psychedelics have and feature now not been utilized in either historic and rising Hassidic traditions, and what the best way we've with regards to our wants for medicinal drugs, gods, and intoxicants can educate us approximately how we relate to ourselves, our group, and our G-d. the wonderful challenge of the way what we will examine can set us loose, in all types of the way.