Ushai: Don Alberto Taxo

"When the winds blow very strongly against us, when difficulties are very strong against us, we can fly higher. That’s what I learned from the condor. The condor waits until there’s a strong wind against him, because he’s the largest bird in the world, and when there’s a strong wind against him, he throws himself in the void and flies higher."

Don Alberto Taxo

Don Alberto Taxo

Don Alberto Taxo is a master Iachak* of the Atis (Kichwa) people from the Cotopaxi region of Ecuador. He was given the highest honor of Master Iachak by the Shamanic Council of South America. He generously shares ancient Andean wisdom and practices with people who seek happiness, balance and fulfillment. Through simple habits and practices in daily life, he teaches us to feel the sacredness of each moment and every place. More...

*A "Iachak" is someone who embodies and shares the wisdom of his tradition for the benefit of others, acting as spiritual guide, healer and leader of the community.


Loma de Ensueños—Hillside of Dreams

A land reclamation project now being created in Don Alberto's ancestral area near Mt. Cotopaxi in Ecuador

You're invited to participate: there are many ways to be part of this beautiful vision. Watch the video and visit

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Loma update videos at the Loma de Ensueños website.

Video Interview of Taita Iachak Alberto on the Web

The Global Oneness Project interviewed Don Alberto at his home in Membrillo, Ecuador in February. Watch the beautiful 5-minute video or the full interview. (Also on KarmaTube and YouTube!)