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If there is something that is fascinating about Tiwanaku and its ruins is its mystery.

That’s why some researchers wrote that their inhabitants came from other worlds, to leave traces of their knowledge of the land. 

And thus began theories and incredible legends of the origins of this culture.

And the anthropomorphic symbols in his sculptures were gods or warriors?

Who was Viracocha?

Tiwanaku has its mysticism sit on its ruins. He had an andean cosmovision of the world that is still part of the inhabitant of the Plateu.

The man and the Earth as a single entity. From this was born the Andean New Year, a ritual celebration, celebrating the change of the aymara year, according to its own calendar world.


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        Documents you can find on the internet:

  • Evidencias de inhalación de alucinógenos en esculturas Tiwanaku, Jose Berenguer R., Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, Santiago Revista Chungara Nº 14, septiembre, 1985, 61-69 Universidad de Tarapacá, Arcia-Chile,
    "Las escasas 15 tabletas y otras piezas del complejo alucinógeno encontradas hasta ahora en sitios altiplánicos de Tiwanaku, no reflejan la importancia que allí tuvo el consumo de sustancias psicoactivas. En esta breve nota, primero se sugiere que los efectos de estas sustancias pueden reconocerse en muchas figuras antropomorfas de la litoescultura de Tiwanaku, y, segundo, se demuestra que algunos de los implementos del complejo alucinógeno-como la tableta- se hallan representados en las manos de varias de las más conocidas estatuas de la célebre cultura altiplánica.", 9 pag.
  • The Mystery of Tiahuanaco, Compiled and Digitized by Glen W. Chapman, November 2003,
    "Just 12 miles southward of the southernmost tip of Lake Titicaca lie the remains of Tiahuanaco,the site of a technologically advanced culture considered by many archaeologists (romantic notorthodox) to be the oldest ruins in the world. Although some misguided scholars have attributedthe buildings of Tiahuanaco to the Incas, it has now been established that the city was already inruins when the first Incas came upon the scene.", 39 pag.


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