Matthew Clark

Dr. Matthew Clark is a Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), where he has taught courses on Hinduism. He has spent many years in India, which he first visited in 1977. He first engaged with yoga in the mid-1970s and lectures regularly on yoga and philosophy. His publications include The Dasanami-Samnyasis: The Integration of Ascetic Lineages into an Order (2006), which is a study of a sect of sadhus, and a short book on the origins and practices of yoga (2007). He is also a song-writer and musician (Mahabongo).

The Tawny One: Soma, Haoma and Ayahuasca

The Tawny One: Soma, Haoma and Ayahuasca

by Matthew Clark

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The ancient ritual drink used in religious ceremonies and known as soma in India and as haoma in the Zoroastrian tradition is praised in the highest terms - as a kind of deity - in both Zoroastrian... (more)