Inca Mythology

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TUNUPA

Bolivian Knowledge God

Also known as Thonapa, Thunupa, Thunupu

Moribund heroic son of a Creator God

He was some kind of blue-eyed cult hero among the Aymara of Bolivia.

His mission to spread civilization and knowledge met with limited success as most people were more interested in having fun. It was like talking to a brick wall.

What’s a God to do but turn them all to stone? So be warned: ignore his wise words at your peril.

Under the Inca empire he became associated with Illapa.

Tunupa Facts and Figures

Name: Tunupa
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Thonapa, Thunupa, Thunupu

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Bolivia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Knowledge
Area of expertise: Knowledge

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1826

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Article last revised on September 19, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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