Photo Submission by GRIGORIADOU ELENI on Sep 04, 2012 - 02:09
About the Shot
Lord Shiva is known as the protector of the cannabis plant.The main reason why Shiva has been connected to cannabis is because this drug in a way favours meditation and experience of god. ABOUT THE PROJECT THE ASCETICS OF SHIVA Shaivites, the followers of Shiva, the "divinely intoxicated madmen" represent the ideal image of Sandhu as created thousands of years ago. They are dealt by great reverence, mimic the most extreme features of the god, wander the Himalayas or the cremation sites, they occasionally participate in abominable rituals and smoke "chillum", Shiva's nectar, in abundance. Hinduism has a vast diversity of religious beliefs. Nowhere else in the world has there ever been a religious system with so many sacrifices and rituals. It was also the first religion to adopt the use of cannabis in its practices. The Hindu triad of most significant divinities, Trimurti, composed by Brahma the creator, Vishnu the maintainer and Shiva the destructor. Shaivism which is considered the master of yogi, is the most ancient worship on earth, Shiva to Hindus is the equivalent of Adam.