Willkaraqay

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Willkaraqay
Willkaraqay ruins.jpg
The ruins of Willkaraqay
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region
History
Cultures Inca

Willkaraqay or Willka Raqay,[1] (Quechua willka grandchild / great-grandson / lineage / minor god in the Inca culture, an image of the Willkanuta valley worshipped as God / holy, sacred, divine, willka or wilka Anadenanthera colubrina (a tree), raqay ruin, a demolished building / shed, storehouse or dormitory for the laborers of a farm / a generally old building without roof, only with walls,[2][3][4] hispanicized spellings Huillca Racay,[5] Huillca Raccay,[6] also Wilkaracay, Willkarakay) is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Ollantaytambo District. It is situated southeast of the archaeological site Patallaqta above the right bank of the little river Pampa Qhawa, an affluent of the Willkanuta River, near the village Chamana.[7]

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  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Informe anual 2006 sobre la conservación del patrimonio mundial, Cusco 2007
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): willka - s. Nieto, ta respecto del abuelo. / s. Dios menor en la teogonia incaica. raqay - s. Casa ruina, edificio derruido.
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): willka - s. Hist. Idolo de este nombre. Icono o imagen que representaba la divinidad tutelar del valle que se extiende desde lo que hoy es La Raya –línea divisoria entre Cusco y Puno– hasta la montaña misma. (J.L.P.) || Apellido de origen inkaico. / s. Biznieto o biznieta. SINÓN: haway. || Linaje. || adj. Sagrado, divino, sacro. raqay - s. Galpón. || Edificio, generalmente antiguo, sin techo sólo en paredes. Willka raqay - s. Arqueol. (Galpón sagrado)
  4. ^ Mariko Namba Walter,Eva Jane Neumann Fridman, Shamanism: An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices, and Culture, Vol. 1, p. 439 willka or vilca (Anadenanthera peregrina and Anadenanthera colubrina):
  5. ^ Hernàn Amat Olazàbal, Arqueología y etnohistoria de Ollantaytambo
  6. ^ Thomson, Hugh. (2001). The White Rock. An Exploration of the Inca Heartland. London: Orion Books Ltd.
  7. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Urubamba Province (Cusco Region) showing the location of the village Chamana