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Pachamama by GENZOMAN Pachamama by GENZOMAN
Dedicado a todos mis hermanos de Arica e Iquique en estas horas de sobresalgo, esperemos que la Pachamama se tranquilice un poco :)


Hi there guys! this is a ilustration I´ve done based in the figure of the Pachamama, the mother goddess of earth and time in The Andes. I hope you like it. This was done in a livestream session long time ago. As you maybe know, Chile was strike by a 8,4 richter earthquake and a Tsunami. My hometown Arica, along Iquique, the nearest city was both affected by the devastation. If you can, please send a prayer for our land :)

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Pachamama is a goddess revered by the indigenous people of the Andes. She is also known as the earth/time mother. In Inca mythology Mama Pacha or Pachamama is a fertility goddess who presides over planting and harvesting. She causes earthquakes and is typically in the form of a dragon. She is also an ever present and independent deity who has her own self-sufficient and creative power to sustain life on this earth. Pachamama is the wife of Pachakamac and her sons are Inti the sun god, and Killa, the moon goddess. In Quechua cosmology, these are the four organizing principles of nature based on water, earth, sun, and moon. Llamas as well as burned, elaborate miniature garments are sacrificed to her. After the conquest by Spain, which forced conversion to Roman Catholicism, the figure of the Virgin Mary became united with that of the Pachamama for many of the indigenous people. In pre-Hispanic literature, Pachamama is seen as a cruel goddess eager to collect her sacrifices. As Peru began to form into a nation, however, Pachamama began to be–and to this day is–perceived as being benevolent and giving. She is also seen as nature itself. Thus, problems arise when people take too much from nature because they are taking too much from Pachamama.

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BornAsunder Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Gorgeous art work!
Your drawings are amazing. And your knowledge of history and myths around the world are equally impressive. You should write a history book of myths and legends and do your own illustrations! I would definitely buy that book. Let me know if you ever publish one!
Persona22 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015
Y mas al sur tenemos a deidades como Ngenchén.
dontcrynow Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Me encanta :')
Balasuthrius Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
This is wonderful! And a figure I see represented so rarely. Thank you!
J4B Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
realy like this image.
Icitzy Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
¡Que hermoso!
Cityneon Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
I love this !!!


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tomytieneblas74 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My people whom my bloodline descends from.dont live near the Andes, but the story seems really interesting! :)
Deviantbandito Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
I wonder if there are religions where the God of the earth and harvest is a male.
TaiCat Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
it makes sense why people would choose goddesess to represent the earth and nature - as woman gives birth, so does earth to all sorts of nature, you just plant a seed and it grows, like a baby in womb
NarutoUzuSakuraHru Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
i think egyptian god of earth is a male - geb 
cancerberus97 Featured By Owner May 21, 2014
espero que se den cuenta de que la pachamama quiere matar al hombre

ya era hora u.u
KendrixTermina Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
Yet another incarnation of the earthmother archeype, hm? 

The outfit an braids are positively glorious.
sshrum Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
I just got back from touring Peru, including Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca.  Just didn't get around to trying cuy.  Most of the crafts and jewelry use pachamama symbols.  Just remember when you drink chicha to pour some on the ground before you drink to honor the Pachamama. 
Fugani Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Espero que todo ande bien por allá. Muy linda ilustración de la Pachamama, orgullo latino <3
dofreal Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Muy hermosa!
linkstering Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
This is beautiful nicely done
Azifri Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Y espero que la situación esté mejorando en el norte de Chile... ya casi no se ven noticias al respecto
barbiea1000 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
La embarró *-* está hermoso
SavianoMarcio Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
Muito linda essa Pachamama, já ouvi falar muito dessa divindade em documentários, aliás fica a dica, seria uma tema muito interessantes para se explorar. ;) (Wink)

Very beautiful this Pachamama, I have heard too much of this divinity in documentaries, incidentally gets the hint, would be a very interesting topic to explore. 
LaughButts Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YUM YUM YUM! I want to eat that herb in her hand!
Writers-411 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Really pretty. 
Niel-Mucirt Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist

Realmente es emotivo ver ilustrado y también leer lo que acabas de escribir, esperemos una pronta recuperación y tranquilidad para nuestros hermanos. Fuerza chile!

Kamikatamari Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Amazing artwork!!!! <3
Rorro1 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
la raja
Galatea-DNegro Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HERMOSA! sadnsajdnaskjdnakj <3
dalanszuds Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
toyotomiinfinity Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
La Madre de las Américas. Sencilla y perfecta.
Cheddar23 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
not all..
biship007 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
a wonderful drawing, love the colors
TswordZ Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
Great one!
Leidan Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
xxAnimexChocolatexx Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Surprisingly I haven't seen you doing a picture that is this accurate for a long time and I love the details of the clothes you put on. Keep up the work :) (btw I hope you can do more Aztec mythological figure or Chinese ones)
TanukiTagawa Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
  You did a great work with this goddess! :clap:
MensjeDeZeemeermin Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Very nice sense of dynamic perfection.
ykeproblematenemos Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Excelente trabajo! El dibujo, el color, la composición. Muy bello.
rubenever Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Impresionante trabajo. Felicitaciones
fiercediety1987 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
She's pretty. I like her layers of clothing. And it looks like she has merit badges on her sash.
DarkerEve Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Otro magnifico trabajo como siempre, es una lastima que otra vez en tan poco tiempo les tocara vivir una situacion como esta, espero todo salga bien y cuenten con nuestras oraciones.
Bat-El Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Te felicito. Muy buen trabajo.
LeeluLoidVocaloid Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
How do you create these beautiful pics?
Art-Eli Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
wonderful design, i love her outfit :)
granmanuel Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Te quedo hermosa
MarvinDeFeo Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
ThouWilt Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
rasec-dragon-91 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
linda dedicatoria
beautifulgirlinthewh Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
women attract only sexy hips
woozie88 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Loving the outfit for her.
YuZhiko Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Está hermoso <3 
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