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Shankar is one of the names for Lord Shiva. In the goa trance rave scene, ravers would light up their chillum and invoke this phrase emphatically right before smoking in order to seek Lord Shiva's blessings before getting high.

Usage

Sadhu 1: Pass the chillum
Sadhu 2: Boom Shankar!
Added 2011-07-24 by Dishoom Dishoom

Root

English

Region

Goa

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Related Terms

goa trance