Lecture: Sacred Beverages: From the Black Drink to Ayahuasca

Justin Fornal - 10/30/18

Explorer Justin Fornal presents a journey through the world of ancient and contemporary sacred beverages. This lecture discusses the rich heritage surrounding Xocolatl (Aztec chocolate),  Ayahuasca, Café Touba, Soma, Peyōtl (peyote tea), and many others.

Fornal describes how different cultures sanctify ordinary liquids through the use of elaborate rituals and mystical drinking vessels. The Ethiopian Coffee, Japanese Tea, and Native American Black Drink ceremonies are broken down to their ancient roots.

Please note: This lecture contains profanity and references to drug use, and may not be suitable for all audiences.

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