This beautiful Peruvian YAYAMARI Tepi was made with great care by one of the members of the Shipibo tribe.
The Tepi is hand carved and made of a combination of Chonta & Palo Santo Wood with sacred Ayahuasca Vine, natural resin handles & a beautiful glass beaded design. The designs are painted or embroidered on fabrics, reappear on ceramics or tattooed on faces. These designs have a code of meaning, esoteric writing related to Shipibo cosmology and its vision of the universe. The Shipibo Man indicating with her finger the sky full of stars says: “You see that above it is full of roads, so above It’s the same as below, all full of roads. Their patterns are full of lines, like paths with ups and downs, like life. A model of the shipibo cosmos would be symbolically represented by three superimposed planes. Our cosmos would be in the, The worlds above and below the earth are perfectly symmetrical, Thus the things that are below are the reflection of those above. Everything outside of You is a reflection of what You feel inside.
Every single Amazonian tube is made with great care, love, and intention, and your purchase is directly supporting culture and livelihood of peruvian tribes.
YAYAMARI tepi is approximately 30 cm
We understand that choosing the right applicator is a very important and personal choice, so if you have any more questions, feel free to write to us.
The offer is for one tube – a rare opportunity to possess this powerful tool of Amazonian medicine. Keep in mind that each Tepi is hand made and unique and may vary slightly.
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“The whole world is covered by designs,” says a Shipibo song.
Shipibo are a nation of about thirty five thousand indigenous people living in the Peruvian Amazon region.
They are shamanically based people deeply influenced by the power of the plants, animals and natural elements.
The Amazon jungle has a very complex and also very delicate and fragile system. The shipibo, as a man of the Jungle knows that is part of it, taking advantage of it wisely.
Somehow He knows that everything is interrelated.
The Shipibos are specialists in seeing the patterns in nature and reproducing them for protection, healing, abundance and harmony.
Each design has a specific meaning and purpose.