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Qorikancha – Mysteries of the Golden Temple – Cuzco, Peru

Qorikancha (from the Quechua words Quri Kancha meaning “Golden Temple”), originally named Inti Kancha (“Temple of the Sun”) or Inti Wasi (“Sun House”), was the most important temple in the Inca Empire, dedicated primarily to Inti, the Sun God. It… Continue reading

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Shamash Tablet

Babylonian, early 9th century BC From Sippar, southern Iraq This stone tablet shows Shamash, the sun-god, seated under an awning and holding the rod and ring, symbols of divine authority. The symbols of the Sun, Moon and Venus are above… Continue reading

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8000 Year-Old Sun Temple Found in Bulgaria

The oldest temple of the Sun has been discovered in northwest Bulgaria, near the town of Vratsa, aged at more then 8000 years, the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) reported on December 15 2010. The Bulgarian ‘Stonehenge’ is hence about 3000… Continue reading

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