Many people ask, what is Soma?

  • soma is the future's perfect pleasure drug. One cubic centimeter cures ten gloomy sentiments
  • the underground of San Francisco
  • an offering to the gods and as a drink of immortality (Ancient India)
  • an intoxicating plant juice, entheogenic drink
  • rituals in which a plant with hallucinogenic properties was consumed. The plant was called soma.
  • the body of an organism (all of an organism except the germ cells)
  • Soma City is a castle town blessed with a natural beauty particularly exemplified in Matsukawa Bay, one of the 'Hundred Beautiful Sights of Japan'. Named after The Soma clan which ruled this district for seven hundred years from the Kamakura Period (12th - 14th century) until the Meiji Restoration (19th - 20th century).
  • Soma means "pretty" or "cute" in Finnish
  • Soma is slang for '1000' in Serbian
  • Soma the puzzle was a game marketed by Parker Brothers, Co. around 1970 that was based on an idea attributed to the mathematician Piet Hein. See also the history of the game.
  • Webster's Definition
  • Wikipedia Entry

Hopefully that has helped explain it?

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