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Mariri is the traditional name for a magical nature spirit that is believed to live in the phlegm of the curandero healers of the Peruvian Amazon Basin[1]. It is believed that the spirit is fed with tobacco smoke. Shamans believe the spirit can be regurgitated at will and passed on to a disciple. The disciple either receives the mariri by swallowing the regurgitated substance from the hands of the shaman, or by smoking it through a pipe. It is also believed that mariri can be given to someone from nature spirits, such as the ayahuasca plant spirit.

Shamans claim to use mariri as a defense and protection in acts of magic, and is also considered to be a powerful healer.

References

  1. Luna, Luis Eduardo (1986). Vegetalismo (Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion). Almqvist & Wiksell Internat. ISBN 9122008195. 
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