Bolivia: Llamas sacrificed as part of annual Andean offering to Mother Earth

A group of Andeans were sighted carrying out a Wilancha ritual, sacrificing llamas in Apacheta, La Paz, on Tuesday as part of an annual offering to Pachamama (Mother Earth). «Every first day of August we have to thank the Pachamama for all the favours she has done for us» explained one participant. «For us, thankfulness to Pachamama is expressed through blood» stated another. According to... Еще the Andean tradition, Mother Earth opens her mouth in the month of August to receive offerings from believers as a means of giving thanks for all the things she has done and asking for continued health.

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