Photo: Machu Picchu, Peru 2012
You may have already noticed a number of photos from
the Andes on this web page and here is the explanation. After a
number of trips to Peru I have come to love both the Peru and the Andean
culture, especially the ancient Q’ero culture. During the Spanish inquisition
the Q’eros was forced to seek shelter in the high and inaccessible parts of the
Andes. It was not until an ethnological expedition in 1955 that the Q’eros was “rediscovered”
through the ethnologist Dr. Oscar Nuñez del Prado.
The Q’eros are not connected to any type of religion.
Instead of any religious dogma these people are spiritually connected to nature
and its mystic forces. For the Q’eros all is different forms of energy
and they live by so called Ayni, which means reciprocity (or mutuality) and it
is all about a natural and balanced exchange, flow, of energy between people
and between people and nature. It is this reciprocity, that it must be good for all, which
feels important and real and something I would like to see more of in this world. I
think we have a lot to learn from the ancient civilizations around our world.
The legends say that the Q’eros are blood decendants of the Inka
high Priests and it has been possible to trace the beautiful patterns of their woven
textiles to the Inca culture. Their spiritual leaders are called Pacos and they
exist on two levels where Altumisayuq is the highest level. The Altumisayuq is in connection with the high spirits of the
mountains and the heaven, these very few Pacos live in isolation in caves in
the Holy Mountains. There are more Pacos of the lower level, Pampamisayuq, and they are working in connection with the
spirits of the plains, Mother Earth.
Photo: Pampamisayuq at Salkantay 4600 m.a.s.l
Photo: Ausangate 4300 m.a.s.l. Peru 2017
The language of Q’eros is called Quechua and it is from Quechua that I have borrowed Nawi in the company name Nawi-Flow. Nawi means eye in Quechua and combined with Flow I highlight seeing the positive flow in life.
Life is in constant movement
and change. We get older, we get children, we change job, our children move
out, we buy and throw away, seasons pass, we get happy and sad. Nawi-Flow is a reminder to see and to pay attention to the flow of life, especially
focusing on seeing the positive flow.
We know are in the Flow when everything in life runs smoothly and effortlessly.
Nawi-Flow rests on a main value of reciprocity (Ayni). It is through a genuine interest in people and with curiosity and presence that Nawi-Flow wishes to contribute to its customers experience in achieving their wishes and for them to also witness more positive flow in their life.
Nawi-Flow wishes to be clear with:
Nawi-Flow - Witness Positive Change