As has been told in the stories of Mapuche’s folklore, after the great battle between the ancient pillanes, the earth forces and entities were given to the Ngen, the spirits in charge of the protection of the harmony at Ñuke Mapu (mother earth). These spirits can take diverse forms, for example the Ñen - winkul, spirits in charge of protection of mountains, can sometimes be seen as clouds crowning their summits, so they can watch and look over their visitors.
Una oración para Mama Cocha on Flickr.
Mama Cocha, andean mother of waters, sorround me with your soft arms and soothe my troubled soul with your refreshing embrace.
Mama Cocha, madre andina de las aguas, envuèlveme con tu suaves brazos y calma mi acongojada alma con tu refrescante abrazo.
The reason why I love the desert is because in it I can see the reflection of my soul.
There’s something about wavy, sinuous lines that captivates. Perhaps it’s the soft undulations reminiscent of rivers and oceans, or the defiance against the rigidity espoused by modernism. Architects are clearly getting seduced, too. More and more, we are seeing billowing forms take shape in some of the most prominent buildings and projects across the world. Read more here.
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