Inca Rope Bridge (Inca Empire, Peru)

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Keja, a gypsy ‘drabarni’, shaman, shape shifter, magick maker. Shunned by her people, she makes her home in the woods and the wilds, far from other folk, her only companions being the strange beasts and birds of the forests.

Keja, a gypsy ‘drabarni’, shaman, shape shifter, magick maker. Shunned by her people, she makes her home in the woods and the wilds, far from other folk, her only companions being the strange beasts and birds of the forests.

Sculpture of Tara (Tibetan female counterpart of Chenrizig, the Tibetan name for Avelokiteshvara, the bodhisattva of compassion )

Sculpture of Tara (Tibetan female counterpart of Chenrizig, the Tibetan name for Avelokiteshvara, the bodhisattva of compassion )

Mongolian shaman wearing a ritual gown and holding a drum with the image of a spirit helper, c. 1909.

Mongolian shaman wearing a ritual gown and holding a drum with the image of a spirit helper, c. 1909.

Inti in Inca religion is the sun god; he was believed to be the ancestor of the Incas. Inti was at the head of the state cult, and his worship was imposed throughout the Inca empire. He was usually represented in human form, his face portrayed as a gold disk from which rays and flames extended. Inti's sister and consort was the moon, Mama-Kilya (or Mama-Quilla), who was portrayed as a silver disk with human features. Among the 20th-century Quechua people, Inti is occasionally confused with…

Inti in Inca religion is the sun god; he was believed to be the ancestor of the Incas. Inti was at the head of the state cult, and his worship was imposed throughout the Inca empire. He was usually represented in human form, his face portrayed as a gold disk from which rays and flames extended. Inti's sister and consort was the moon, Mama-Kilya (or Mama-Quilla), who was portrayed as a silver disk with human features. Among the 20th-century Quechua people, Inti is occasionally confused with…

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