Posts Tagged Bhang


Drinking bhang lassi legally in India

Bhang is the another name of marijuana. Bhang has traditionally been associated with the Hindu religion. It has been mentioned in the Vedas, the ancient texts of the Hindus. You will often find Sadhus or Hindu holy men having a “joint” known as the “hookah or chillum”.

Read More...

Indian holy man smoking chillum

The Hindu holy man called “sadhu” seen in this picture seems to be smoking a chillum. A chillum is a smoking device invented in India used to smoke cannabis, charas or hashish. Cannabis (often called the bhang or ganja) is illegal in India however the use of this drug is so ingrained in the culture […]

Read More...

Bhang, India’s holy marijuana

India has to be one of very few countries in the world where one can legally stand on the street and have a cannabis drink without being arrested. The reality is that, cannabis so ingrained in the culture of India that the authorities are unable to criminalise it fully. Although selling of cannabis is prohibited […]

Read More...