Inca mythology
Inca mythology includes many stories and legends that are mythological and to explain or symbolizes Inca beliefs.All those that followed the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire by Francisco Pizarro ...
Inca mythology - Wikipedia
Huaca
In Quechua, a Native American language of South America, a wak'a is an object that represents something revered, typically a monument of some kind. The term huaca can refer to natural locations, such ...
Huaca - Wikipedia
505 Cava
505 Cava is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.
Religion in the Inca Empire
In the heterogeneous Inca Empire, polytheistic religions were practiced by its different people. Most religions had common traits such as the existence of a Pachamama and Viracocha. The Incas had conq...
Religion in the Inca Empire - Wikipedia
Chakana
According to New Age philosophies the chakana (or Inca Cross) symbolizes for Inca mythology what is known in other mythologies as the World Tree, Tree of Life and so on. The stepped cross is made up o...
Chakana - Wikipedia
Inkarri
The Inkarri (or Inkari) myth is one of the most famous legends of the Inca. When the Spanish conquistadores tortured and executed the last ruler of the Inca people, Atahualpa, he vowed that he would c...
Paqarina
Paqarina is the term used by ancient Andeans to describe the final resting place or final destination of the mallki.Source: Andean Worlds, Kenneth Andrean. 2001.
2738 Viracocha
2738 Viracocha is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1640.0743045 days (4.49 years). The asteroid was discovered on March 12, 1940.
2739 Taguacipa
2739 Taguacipa (1952 UZ1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 17, 1952 by J. L. Brady at Mount Wilson.
Child sacrifice in pre-Columbian cultures
The practice of child sacrifice in Pre-Columbian cultures, in particular Mesoamerican and South American cultures, is well documented both in the archaeological records and in written sources. The exa...
Child sacrifice in pre-Columbian cultures - Wikipedia
Pacaritambo
In Inca mythology, one of the main Inca creation myths was that of the Ayar Brothers who emerged from a cave called Paqariq Tampu (also spelled Paqariqtampu) (Quechua paqariy to dawn / to be born, -q ...
Pacaritambo - Wikipedia
Unu Pachakuti
In Incan mythology, Unu Pachakuti is the name of a flood that Viracocha caused to destroy the people around Lake Titicaca, saving two to bring civilization to the rest of the world. The process of des...
Inca religion in Cusco
Because of their immature defeat at the hands of the Spanish, much information surrounding Incan religion has been lost. Many historians rely on the religious customs of conquered Incan subjects to ga...
Ayar Cachi
Ayar Cachi (in hispanicized spelling) or Ayar Kachi (kachi means salt in Quechua ) was one of the brothers of Manco Cápac, who emerged from the cave at Paqariq Tampu. He could shoot down hills with a ...
Qollqa
A qullqa ([ˈqʊʎˌqa] "deposit, storehouse"; other spelling variants: colca, collca, qolca, qollca) is a storage structure found along the roads of the Inca Empire's road system. Qullqas are distinct fr...
Taki Unquy
Taki Unquy (Quechua, hispanicized spellings Taqui Ongoy, Taki Oncoy) was an indigenous movement of complex dimensions which arose in the Peruvian Andes during the 16th century (c. 1564 - c. 1572) in o...
Taki Unquy - Wikipedia
Accla
Aclla (Quechua: aklla) in the religion of the Inca Empire were virgins chosen to keep the sacred fires of Inti burning. They were also occasionally sacrificed as well. Their other duties included brew...
Pachakutic
Pachakutic, from the Quechua language, is originally a concept associated with pre-Columbian Andean cultures, meaning "a change in the sun", or a movement of the Earth which will bring a new era. In i...
Inti Raymi
The Inti Raymi ("Festival of the Sun") was a religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honor of the god Inti, one of the most venerated deities in Inca religion. It was the celebration of the Winter So...
Inti Raymi - Wikipedia
504 Cora
504 Cora is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.
Mama Ocllo
In Inca mythology, Mama Cora Ocllo /ˈɒkjoʊ/, Mama Ocllo, Mama Ogllo, Mama Oello (in hispanicized spellings), Mama Oella, Mama Oullo, Mama Occlo (spellings resulting from bad OCR), Mama Okllo or Mama...
Mama Ocllo - Wikipedia
Izana
The Izana creation myth is an Incan Tribe Myth. In the beginning there were only humans on earth. These humans had possessed God like powers. The humans continued to grow and cover the earth until it...