South American Mythology

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Huarochirí Volcano God

Also known as Huallallo-Carhuincho, Huallallo-Caruincho

Volcanic Fire God

According to the Huarochirí, Huallallo the Fire God used to eat children — presumably well-grilled ones. These were sacrificed to him whenever it was felt necessary.

He got his come-uppance — or rather, go-downance — when he took on Pariacaca in a big battle. Now he’s almost extinct.. but you can never tell with volcanoes, can you?

Huallallo Facts and Figures

Name: Huallallo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Huallallo-Carhuincho, Huallallo-Caruincho

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Huarochirí (Waruchiri) people of Western Andes
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Volcanoes
Area of expertise: Volcano, Volcanoes

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 864

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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