It is a process of the heart.
This process of Becoming is considered more important
than the prophecies themselves.
The Karpay (rites) plant the seed of knowledge,
the seed of Pachacuti,
in the luminous body of the recipient.
It is up to each person to water and tend
the seed so that it can grow and blossom.
The rites are a transmission of potential;
one must then make oneself available to destiny.
The Karpays connect the person to an
ancient lineage of knowledge and power
that cannot be accessed by the individual.
It can only be summoned by a tribe.
Ultimately, this power can provide the impetus for one
to leap into the body of an Inca, a Luminous One.
That person is connected directly to the stars, the
Incan Sun of cosmology.
The Q'ero believe that the doorways between
the worlds are opening again.
Holes in time that we can step through and beyond,
where we can explore our human capabilities.
Regaining our luminous nature is a possibility today for all
who dare to take the leap.
The Andean shamans say,
"Follow your own footsteps.
Learn from the rivers,
the trees and the rocks.
Honor the Christ,
your brothers and sisters.
Honor the Earth Mother and the Great Spirit.
Honor yourself and all of creation."
"Look with the eyes of your soul and engage the essential,"
is the teaching of the Q'ero.