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Abelardo & Luzmarina Mirano
Abelardo and his wife Luzmarina are master shamanic artisans. They have been creating traditional sacred stone carving for many years and are well respected by shamans, teachers and practitioners both in Peru and abroad. Their art is infused with a deep understanding of Andean cosmology, ancient shamanic practices and a deep love for the apus and pachamama. They live in Cusco, Peru with their three beautiful children Paola, Chaska and Sebastian.
Chumpi khuyas, or stones, are carriers of sacred energy. They are connected to the Apus (mountain deities) of Peru and have been used in shamanic ceremonies in the Andes Mountains for centuries. Each mountain is called by name for assistance in ceremony. The seven sacred mountains are Apu Kuntur, Apu Machupicchu, Apu Sacsayhuaman, Apu Salkantay, Apu Pachatusuan, Apu Pumahuanca, and Apu Senccapicol. The stones are gathered from the Urubamba River area and hand carved. They are used by the Q'ero peoples of the high Andes and shamanic practioners to convey bands of power and other rites of their lineage.
This set includes the following carvings:
#1-Serpent - Sachamama
#3-Condor or Kuntur;
#4-Farmland with Furrows - Fertility;
#5-Sun or Inti - Male Energy;
#6-God of Thunder, Rain, Weather, Chuqui Illa
#7-Moon or Mamakilla - Female energy