Mie Prefecture shrine association gets license to grow cannabis for Shinto rituals

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Re: Mie Prefecture shrine association gets license to grow cannabis for Shinto rituals

Post by Queequeg » Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:13 pm

Wicked Yeshe wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:36 pm
No, the Buddha did NOT get stoned. But non decarbed hemp (non heated because it is the heat that causes bioavailability and gets you stoned) is still useable as an anti inflammatory medicine and for immune system toning. It was and is used in Asia and India still to this day.
So to refine your point - the fellows objecting to the idea that the Buddha may have taken cannabis for medical purposes are missing the point that it doesn't get you high.
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

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Re: Mie Prefecture shrine association gets license to grow cannabis for Shinto rituals

Post by Wicked Yeshe » Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:17 pm

Indeed. Besides, why would someone like Lord Buddha who achieved supreme happiness sit in a hazy daze?

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