One of the lesser known ways of smoking

What are chillums?

Chillums are incurved tapering tube having back-to-back conduit, customarily built in the soil. Hindu Monks utilized chillums since as a minimum the 18th century, they were then famous to be sadhus in India. So, chillums were first invented in India.

The trend of smoking Chillums was transferred from Indian to other regions of the world in the middle of the 19th century. During the course of chillum-smoking, you would like to enter a chillum stone into the tube to make sure that you are not breathing debris straightforwardly into your lungs.

The experience is similar to the other pipes where people make use of a filter or screen. The fittings of Chillums are usually very tight, tapering with a flat top. (more…)

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