Simbolos - Mapuche
Mapuche religion Meli Witran Mapu symbol. Unlike the Western custom, the main point of reference is not the north, but this (pwel) side that the sun rises and you look in praying to the deities and ancestors. Naming the cardinal points and the directions is turning against the clock pointers: Pwel (east), Pikun (north), Lafken (west) and Willi (south). Usually cultrún decoration or ceremonial drum. It represents the cosmic structure and its division into four areas or cardinal points.