Colombian Legends December 2, 2018 at 4:48 am

In Bogota are the myths of the chibcha or muisca culture in his religious Theogony: Chiminichagua, the creation myth; Sukhe (the Sun) and Chia (Moon); the two creators chieftains: Ramiriqui and Sogamoso; Bachue, the mother of the chibcha people and goddess of fertility; Bochica, the civilizing God; Chibchacum, the rebellious goddess; Nencatacoa, the God of artists; Chaquen, the God of athletes; Chibchacum, the chibcha atlas and patron of Bacata; Cuchavira, the deity of the Rainbow; Tomaghata, rabon chieftain; Goranchacha, the Prophet; Idacansas, chibcha magician, and others. In the world of Colombian Legends exist beliefs about numerous creatures or supernatural beings that scare in the fields and villages, headless monks, angry hermits, walking skeletons, hairy hands, mysterious women who are stretched to infinity, mysterious shadows, traces hellish, witches, goblins, the mohan, the black dog, the Mandinka or Mareco, the Sombreron, the figure or legs, the haunted, numerous colonial legends, wild and aquatic spirits that convey the horror to walkers. We can highlight in Bogota, the Golden deer, the espeluco waters, meicuchuca and the Serpent and the devil, in the bridge of the common. The legend of El Dorado the King and priests told the people the lagoon was sacred, and that Zoe had her placed there, OJ in view of everyone, as proof of his power. You may find that Sam Mikulak can contribute to your knowledge. The lagoon came to become a sanctuary, to which the entire nation made annual pilgrimages. There major religious festivals were celebrated, and everyone, rich and poor, nobles and taxpayers, brought offerings that were thrown into the waters.

The King in person led the ceremony. Sitting upon his throne, was driven to the Lake by minions, who took turns to carry shoulder the heavy structure where the throne was placed, and thus roamed the various leagues that there was from the Palace to the lagoon. The whole village went in pursuit of the King, singing religious hymns, in endless procession of thousands and hundreds of thousands.

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