Becoming a Yachak or ancestral healer in the Ecuadorian culture

Published on April 11, 2019
According to Luis Enrique Chachiguango, taita (father) of Otavalo, there are four ways to become a Yachak; being born with the gift, inheriting it from your parents, being called upon by nature and by taking the decision to walk the path. “In our Kichwa language still remains the word ‘Yachak,’ which means man or woman […]

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