Willkawayin

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Willkawayin
WillkawainTempel2.jpg
Location Peru, Ancash Region
Region Andes
Height 3,400 m (11,200 ft)
History
Cultures Wari

Willkawayin (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),[1][2][3] Ancash Quechua wayi house,[4] -n a suffix, hispanicized and mixed spellings Huilcahuain, Huilcahuaín, Huillcahuain, Wilkawain, Willcahuaín, Willcawain, Willkawain) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Ancash Region, Huaraz Province, Independencia District, in the village of Paria. It is situated at a height of about 3,400 m (11,200 ft).[5]

Willkawayin is regarded as one of the most important administrative centers of the Wari culture.[5]

Near Willkawayin more remains of the Wari culture can be found in a site called Ichik Willkawayin (Quechua ichik small, hispanicized Ichic Willcahuaín).[6] Both sites belong to the National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru.[5][6]


References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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):
  4. ^ homepage.ntlworld.com/robert_beer Robert Beér, Armando Muyolemaj, Dr. Hernán S. Aguilarpaj, Vocabulario comparativo, quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino - castellano - English, Brighton 2006: Spanish Casa, Kichwa Wasi, Ancash Quechua Wayi, English House
  5. ^ a b c mincetur.gob.pe "Complejo arqueológico Willcahuaín", retrieved on January 23, 2014
  6. ^ a b mincetur.gob.pe "Complejo arqueológico Ichic Willcahuaín", retrieved on January 24, 2014