The ancient Eagle and
the Condor prophecy is a beautiful and interesting legend that
reveals future changes in our society.
To Native Americans, the eagle is symbol of courage, wisdom and strength.
It's a messenger of the creator and we must treat it with respect.
It was custom to hold an eagle feather aloft when saying a prayer and during special council meetings eagle feathers were held as an assurance that the person was telling the truth.
as a Native American symbol.
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A feather could be a symbol of trust, honor, strength, wisdom, power, freedom and many more things. Native Americans believed that every bird species had its own character traits that could be transmitted to humans through the feathers.
Bald and Golden Eagles,
as well as their feathers are highly revered and considered sacred
within American Indian traditions, culture and religion.
Condor - A Symbol of
The Condor was and is
still admired as a symbol of power and majesty. Among many tribes.
The Mapuche people call Condor the King of Birds, and believe he embodies the four cardinal virtues of,
is also an important Native American symbol.
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Temple of the Condor in
in Peru, is a unique ancient structure built in honor of this
The bird was a divine symbol of fertility and people believed that by moving its enormous wings, the bird could gather clouds producing rain, the best fertilizer for the land.
New Level of
Consciousness for Humanity and The Pachakuti Era
John Perkins, best-selling
author and co-founder of
Pachamama Alliance, every 500
years, there is an era called a
Pachakuti. The Fourth Pachakuti
started in the 1490's, and the Fifth began in the 1990's.
When the Eagle of the North
flies with the Condor of the South,
the spirit of the land
she will re-awaken.
The ancient prophecy tells that after people have decided to split, one group following the Eagle and the other the Condor these two paths will not meet for many years.
During the fourth
Pachakuti era, the Eagle and the Condor people would come together
again and the Eagle would be so strong as to practically drive the
Condor into extinction, but not quite.
During this time, people will re-unite.
The Eagle and the Condor prophecy brings together the individual and the community.
Thus, we can look at the Eagle and the Condor as two individual birds or two individual people that come together.
The Condor is telling us,
with its great intuitive sense that we are creating a nightmare now
and looking at the condition of the world, one can only agree.
It also tells what about
the inevitable changes that will take place in the future. According
to Native American beliefs, under the symbol of the rainbow, all
races and religions will unite to spread the wisdom of living in
harmony with each other and with all creatures.