Ritual Pachamama - Titicaca

Ritual to the Pachamama in the island Amantani

anthropology, environment
By: Bohic Ruz Explorer
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    Lago Titicaca

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Tribute to Mother Earth (Pachamama)

 

Bohic Ruz Team
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Bohic Ruz team conducted a research and filmming of one of the most important ritual in Lake Titicaca about the Pachamama (Mother Earth offering).

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RITUAL PACHAMAMA

Filming and studying the PACHAMAMA ritual made in one of the islands of Lake Titicaca. The ritual performed on this island is one of the most important in Peru.

The central ritual of the Pachamama or Mother Earth is the Challa or payment (tribute). It is made by the first day of August, throughout the month. The ceremonies are run by elderly or greater moral authority within each community people. In the case of the Aymara people this person is called "Yatiri". At the end of the ceremony Yatiri interprets the events of the year, especially regarding the results of the crops.

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Spinner of the island of Amantani