Cosmovision - trip peru

For the agricultural and sedentary towns, water has been the most important element. Due to this importance, these type of societies have controlled water, determining the accumulation of power and the social transformation in militarized and salve like systems with a vertical model of castes. In addition to this there’s the adoration of water as one of the most important gods of the state and in many cases militarized. This is the case of may pre Inca cultures who adored water as the only element capable of recreating life.

The space-time conception

The vision of the world of these towns, which was later reaffirmed by the Incas, has been theorized in different way through the contemporary anthropology, which can be schematized generally in the following way:

Is under investigation the existence of a fourth state, called HAWA PACHA (outside world), in contraposition to the UKU PACHA (inside world). The Spaniards may have reduced it to a three state system in order to include it within the catholic trilogy.

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