Where God is worshiped together with the King of Hell 1

Where God is worshiped together with the King of Hell 1

Aymara beliefs are a blend of modernity and ancient beliefs, where in one temple God is worshiped together with the King of Hell.

The vast, vast plains of the Altiplano plateau, South America are home to people with a strong belief in magic.

Magic and witchcraft are concepts familiar to the life of the Aymara community.

The sign for people to realize that they have escaped evil magic and is no longer possessed by demons is Smoke.

The Aymara people have strong faith in their religion.

When the Spanish brought Christianity with them in the 16th century, missionaries tried to convert the old religion and turn the beliefs of the Aymara people.

Where God is worshiped together with the King of Hell

An Aymara village in Bolivia.

However, this was a mistake on the part of the missionaries.

Because of this irreconcilable cultural difference, no matter how hard the missionaries tried to `indoctrinate` the Aymara people, God and the gods in Catholicism are simply gods.

Where God is worshiped together with the King of Hell

Stepping into the world of the Aymara people, you will be exposed to a new, fascinating and mysterious culture.

The Aymara people also have festivals related to gods such as Tinku or Oruo street festivals.

Verona’s first encounter with the Aymara people was when he lived in Bolivia 4 years ago.

`I feel like I’ve entered a strange but very beautiful culture. My parents-in-law often perform rituals where the offerings are cocoa leaves, wine, threads, sugar and statues.

Directions to Altiplano:

Most of the Altiplano plateau lies within Bolivia and Peru, the southern part lies in Chile and Argentina.

When coming to Peru, visitors can join the Peru Adventure tour to participate in learning about the Aymara people in a 2-night, 3-day itinerary.

The Aymara people are considered descendants of some of the continent’s earliest inhabitants.

Mr. Minh

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