Fernando and Edgar Elorrieta Salazar introduce the world to a new and profound view of Andean myths that they have been able to decode and convert into history and reality through a study of semiotics, aesthetics and archaeoastronomy.
Cultural myths function as a way of conceptualizing and organizing something held in common by a group of people. Its connotation is ideological and serves to cause one to believe that this “something”, whether it be shared values, attitudes or beliefs, is natural, normal, of common sense and may even be true. The Andean myths contain sacred history and material testimony that reflect current events. – Publisher
160 pages with over 200 color photos
Enlightened and Cultural Reading
If you are searching for a book that ties together Andean mythology, Incan Historical Data and a new approach to those applications and relevancies into today, this book will impress you.
“The Sacred Valley of the Incas, is the newest addition to Andean myth and sacred symbolism with a unique cultural twist unexpected from a book of this genre. The Salazar brothers offer profound views of Andean myths that with the help of native shamans and historians, have been able to decode through the application of semiotics, aesthetics and archaeoastronomy”. – Healthy Warrior