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February 1, 2010

Take some of this, and chill…

srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1265068765 ) Play

What edible item connects:

Apologies for the missed day folks. Ended up disconnected form the net :-( I’ll be posting another to make up for this one…

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Answer:

Quoth “Kaushik”

Soma

It is frequently mentioned in the Rigveda, whose Soma Mandala contains many hymns praising its energizing qualities

In Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods”, Soma is described as “concentrated prayer and belief, distilled into a potent liqueur” by Mr. Wednesday (aka: “Odin the All-Father”).

In Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel Brave New World, soma is a popular dream-inducing drug


20 Responses to “Take some of this, and chill…”

  1. Brave New World+American Gods+Rig Veda==>Soma
    Madabharita prashne saar, good one!


  2. Chinmaya U.Holla
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    Soma


  3. username
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    soma?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.....rn_fiction


  4. Dibyo
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    soma


  5. Rogi
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    Soma


  6. Soma


  7. krudebox
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    Soma. Hic!


  8. shrik
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    First time ever that you’ve given out 75% of the answer in the post title?

    Soma. (Rig veda, Brave New World and American Gods)


  9. 1) Rigveda
    2) Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
    3) American Gods by Neil Gaiman
    Connect: Soma, a ritual drink.
    Er, I have a question: does answering first gain any extra points/awards? Please reply.


  10. udupendra
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    Soma


  11. madhur
    1

    Soma


  12. Raghuvansh
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    4

    Soma


  13. alephnull

    Soma, food of the gods.


  14. Logik
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    Soma


  15. varuns88
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    Soma, Deadly Soma :P


  16. Kaushik

    Soma

    It is frequently mentioned in the Rigveda, whose Soma Mandala contains many hymns praising its energizing qualities

    In Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods”, Soma is described as “concentrated prayer and belief, distilled into a potent liqueur” by Mr. Wednesday (aka: “Odin the All-Father”).

    In Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel Brave New World, soma is a popular dream-inducing drug


  17. dheeraj

    soma is the relaxing drug,which is mentioned in the Rigveda.
    Brand New world by Aldous Huxley mentions it as a dream inducing drug.
    Neil Gaiman’s American Gods mentions it


  18. sidsen
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    soma


  19. Inglourious

    soma


  20. srikanth

    @Aditya: Nope, not really.


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