Shamanic Mysteries of Peru
The Heart Wisdom of the High Andes
By (Author) Vera Lopez
By (Author) Linda Star Wolf, Ph.D.
This book, Shamanic Mysteries of Peru, is an experiential guide to the sacred places and teachings of Andean shamanism
• Explores the cosmology and core shamanic beliefs of the Andean people, including Pachamama and power animals such as condors, snakes, hummingbirds, and pumas
• Takes you on an intimate journey through the sacred sites, temples, and power places of Peru, including Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Ollantaytambo, Sacsayhuamán, Písac, Lake Titicaca, and more
• Shares initiatory rites and shamanic journeying practices to allow you to integrate and embody the wisdom of each sacred place
The Andes Mountains of Peru are rich with ancient shamanic traditions, sacred places, and heart wisdom passed down from the Inca and safeguarded for generations by the Q’eros nation. In this experiential guide to the wisdom and practices of the Andean people and their sacred land, Vera Lopez and Linda Star Wolf take you on an intimate journey through the sacred sites, temples, and power places of Peru, including Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Ollantaytambo, Sacsayhuamán, Písac, Lake Titicaca, and more. They show how each of these powerful sites holds ancient wisdom–an initiation left behind by the Inca–and they share initiatory rites and shamanic journeying practices to allow you to integrate and embody the wisdom of each sacred place.
The authors explore the cosmology and core shamanic beliefs of the Andean people, including Pachamama, the Sacred Law of Reciprocity, the Serpent of Light, the Chakannah, and power animals such as condors, snakes, hummingbirds, and pumas. They examine healing practices and sacred plants of this tradition, including a look at the shamanic use of ayahuasca and San Pedro.
Offering direct access to the gentle heart of wisdom found within the ancient shamanic land of Peru, the authors show how the Andean shamanic tradition offers an antidote to the modern epidemic of Soul Loss by connecting us back to our authentic self and the universal principles of love, reciprocity, and gratitude.
About the Author
Vera Lopez is the founder of Spirits of the Earth, a travel company specializing in spiritual journeys to sacred sites. She is a transformation teacher, shamanic minister, and Andean priestess, who has received direct initiation from shamanic elders in several traditions, including the Q’eros of Peru. She lives in Sedona, Arizona.
“Crystal grids are the placement of gemstones with intention in specific geometric patterns to produce a web of energy toward a specific goal. I’ve created large crystal grids with the help of fellow travelers at sacred sites in Mexico, Peru, Florida, and the Four Corners region of the United States. In these large grids, I used tabular clear quartz crystals. Participants held the intention to activate the grids of light around the planet as we stood around the site in geometric patterns using telepathy. Telepathy, mind to mind, and heart to heart communication will be explained further in Chapter 7. ~ an excerpt from Chakra Awakening by Margaret Ann Lembo