Wise One

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Wise One is a term used by Maria Sabina to refer to indigenous Mystics, a.k.a. Shamans. I

Syncretic Terms

Mystic > Arendiwane, Karadji, Shaman, Shamanic Principle, Wise One

Connection Therapist > Arendiwane, Karadji, Shaman, Wise One


According to Maria Sabina,[1] a Wise One is superior to a "Curer" (someone who heals without connecting) and a sorcerer, someone who uses their minimal connection to harm and control.


  1. Estrada, Alvaro. Maria Sabina: Her Life and Chants. Translated by Henry Munn. Santa Barbara, California: Ross-Erikson, 1981