Haywarikuy 2016

Ceremony of Offering to the Pachamama

Haywarikuy is of ancient origin as part of a system of reciprocity that the ancestors had with the spiritual world, whose purpose is to give back to Mother Earth, that has been given us, this ceremony is realized on the entire month of August.

Haywarikuy 2016 - Offering to Pachamama

The rituals of Haywarikuy are destined to the Apus (masculine aspect of nature) and to the Pachamama (feminine aspect of nature), the breaking of this reciprocity would break the harmony in the natural, social and religious systems.

Haywarikuy 2016 - Offering to Pachamama

The person in charge of the ceremony is “altomisayoq” or “yatiri“, who claim to have supernatural powers and communication with the spirit world. They offer the offering called “despacho“, after asking permission tend a table, and between prayers, the assistants make their prayers making wishes with faith for personal benefit, of the people and issues that they consider important.

Source: EMUFEC

 

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