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El Ultimo Puente Inca

Q'eswachaka: legado tecnológico ancestral VÍDEO:======Conozca Q'eswachaka, legado tecnológico ancestral, uno de últimos puentes inca 🏔🇵🇪🙂———————————–Cada año, durante tres días del mes de junio, cuatro comunidades del distrito de Q’ewe (Canas, Cusco) trabajan en la construcción de Q’eswachaca, uno de últimos puentes inca, utilizando una técnica que se originó hace más de 500 años. ———————————-Vea documental […]

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The Power of Ti – excerpt from Dr Alberto Villoldo’s new book : “The Heart of the Shaman”…

The Power of Ti Excerpted from Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book, The Heart of the Shaman: Stories & Practices of the Luminous Warrior, releasing July 31. When I was a student of anthropology, I learned that the Inka believed they were the children of the sun. Later I discovered that this was not accurate: a […]

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Old Ways, New Prayers: A preview of Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book

Alberto is such an amazing storyteller and teacher. I am looking forward to this latest book! Here’s a preview he sent in his newsletter.    Old Ways, New Prayers A preview of Dr. Alberto Villoldo’s upcoming book, The Heart of the Shaman: Stories and Practices of the Luminous Warrior To this day, Shamans practice the […]

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Choose to change the way to perceive a problem

“The Laika don’t live by rules or ideas. If they want to change their world they don’t pass new laws, they choose to change the way they perceive a problem.” ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

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Carl Greer and OM Times!

I had the great good fortune to have Carl Greer as my personal mentor in the Way of the Sage program at The Four Winds Society. He is a marvelous teacher of Jungian Archetypes and dream work! He was a wonderful guide in the path of my training, and taught me how to do distance […]

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THREE CORE PRINCIPALS OF THE ANDEAN TRADITION

  In the Andean Tradition there are a number of core principals that are easy to understand and embrace. Three of them work together and are related to our core being. They are in “Quechua” the language of the Inca and the Q’ero: Munay Yachay Llankay Each word has a particular meaning and they also […]

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“Heal yourself – your physical and spiritual bodies….

Elder’s Meditation of the Day January 19 “Heal yourself – your physical and spiritual bodies. Regenerate yourself with light, and then help those who have poverty of the soul. Return to the inner spirit, which we have abandoned while looking elsewhere for happiness.” –Willaru Huayta, QUECHUA NATION, PERU It is difficult to look inside ourselves, […]

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The Despacho

Q’ero Elder Don Manuel Q’ispe, in a presentation at Canyon de Chelley in May 1997 (translated by Jose Luis Herrera), spoke of despachos this way: “The despacho is a gift–a giving back of what we receive everyday in our lives. We seek, through the despacho ceremony, to bridge the ordinary and non-ordinary realms; to establish […]

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.