Andean Lore & the Lucuma Tree

Andean Lore & the Lucuma Tree

In Inkan lore, the Lucuma tree encompasses the three worlds of ancient Andean cosmology. The trunk represents kaypacha, the world of humans, plants and animals, a place of action and interaction, of cause and effect that shapes our lives. The roots represent...
Nature as a spiritual teacher

Nature as a spiritual teacher

    When Carol Cumes first laid eyes on the 1000-year-old lucuma tree standing boldly on neglected Peruvian soil in 1994, she didn’t know it would become her Andean spiritual teacher. She also didn’t know what the lucuma tree would guide her to do with the...