Word usage examples
Although we Persians are accused of heavy drinking because of our ritual use of haoma, I have never seen a Persian as drunk as certain Athenians and, to be fair, no Athenian could ever be as drunk as a Spartan.
We had drunk the sacred haoma and the world looked to be as ethereal and as luminous as the fire itself that blazed upon the altar.
We had drunk the sacred haoma and the world looked to be as ethereal and as luminous and as holy as the fire itself that blazed upon the altar.
As the haoma jars were smashed the golden haoma mingled with the darker gold of blood.
Fortunately for me, he had arrived too late to drink haoma, and so, thanks to his clear head, I was saved.
At the time, I was still in a half-world between waking and dreaming, the haoma state.
I often drank haoma for pleasure and not for holiness, and I never once gave the right portions of the sacrifice to the Wise Lord because I did not know who he was.
Since the young men appear to be quite mad, I think that they must first drink haoma or else take some mind-deranging substance like that honey from Colchis which induces hallucinations.
Taken too frequently, haoma destroys the barrier between dreaming and waking.
While he spoke to me he fondled her rather the way a Magian will caress a dog as he discourses solemnly on the proper making of haoma or the creation of the world.