This was the name given to the sacred sun virgins among the Inca. In times
of dire emergencies they willingly sacrificed their lives to appease the
The Inca personification of planet Venus. Chasca is a servant of the Sun.
She was honored as a goddess of the dawn and twilight, and the special
protectress of virgins and young girls.
An Inca lake-goddess whose worship was centered on Tiahuanaco, near Lake
Titicaca. She is said to have submerged the temples of the other gods
beneath the lake.
The goddess of marriage. She represented the moon, her consort was the
The harvest and earth goddess from Inca mythology. She was often portrayed
with many breasts, indicating fertility and the nourishing powers of the
("sea mother") The Inca goddess of the sea, provider of fish
and patroness of fishermen and mariners. The supreme god Viracocha is
Daughter of the sun god Inti and the moon goddess Mama Quilla, she is
the Inca mother goddess. She taught her children, the Inca, the art of
("Mother Moon", "Golden Mother") She is the Inca moon
goddess, daughter of Viracocha (the creator god) and wife of Inti. Her
son was Manco Capac I (the first Inca ruler), and Mama Oello is her daughter.
Her representative on earth was the foremost wife of the Inca ruler. She
oversaw marriages, the calendar and feast days.