Tawantinsuyu, Unkuña, Wachala or Inner cloth is a name given to a cloth that is used in rituals and ceremonies for blessings, prayers or holding medicine wheel students sacred objects and personal transformations.
As a sacred cloth to wrap & hold sacred objects & stones/kuyas. Put inside a mesa representing your inner world, while the mesa cloth represents your outer world. Also use for client work, placing on a chakra before working, creating a sacred altar to come too are just some of its uses.
NB Aged & Authentic cloth - This may have been used in ritual and ceremony by the Qero shamans often having been in the family for many years. (May have ceremonial marks). For perfect condition, see shaman archetype watchalas. Light cold washing may remove any marks.
Peruvian Q'ero Unkuña or otherwise known as a Wachala or Despacho Cloth are hand made traditionally by the Q'ero shamans that live in Peru high in the Andes mountains. To add to there authentic feel some of these are aged due to being used in ceremony by the shamans. Sometimes showing small use but adding to the overall feel. Please see other options as picture shows true illustration. For perfect condition, see shaman archetype watchalas.
Uses: Put inside your mesa cloth for holding khuyas, represents inner world. While the Mesa cloth represents the outer world. Despacho or Altar cloth, holding sacred items. The cloths are used by the mountain shaman in ceremony.
These cloths are sourced from the Pagos Qero medicine people high up in the Andes of Peru. Hand Woven from naturally dyed sheep wool by the Q'ero community these cloths are made with great symbology, meaning and intent. The cloths are used in a variety of ways, for rituals and ceremonies including holding sacred objects, stones/kuyas, becoming great altars holding an individuals power and gifts as they transform going around the medicine wheel. Personal power objects are held as the representation of ones transformation and placed in the cloth which is usually held by a larger mesa/mestana cloth.
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