Telemedicine provides a modern shake on ancient teachings

Humanitarian engineering effort devises online outlet for spiritual healers

By Linda Tello

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, pilgrims and adventurers in search of ancient cultures and mysteries would hop on a plane, train and/or automobile and arrive in Cusco, Peru, the closest major city to Q’ero, which is the last remaining community of the ancient Inca Empire (Tawantisuyo). To arrive at Q’ero requires the physical, mental and emotional commitment of a five- to six-hour journey, some on foot, over peaks of the Andes as high as 22,838 feet above sea level.

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