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Thinking Allowed: Mysticism of the Andes (Elizabeth Jenkins) – Part 1 (2000)
The Incas, once the largest sub-continental empire on earth, have a myriad of cultural descendents today. Surviving the Spaniards and the Catholic Church, their religion boasts over 300 practicing Andean priests in one town alone.
Masters of masonry and anti-seismic architecture, a controversial new study likens the sophistication of these elements of the Incan culture to that of Egyptian and Roman. Elizabeth Jenkins, author of Initiation: A Woman's Spiritual Journey in the Heart of the Andes, discusses their accomplishments and their inner architecture – their mysticism.
See also: Part 2