Viaje a Ixtlán has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. Esta, la tercera entrega de la serie en la que Carlos Castaneda describe las enseñanzas de don Juan Matus, es. Viaje a Ixtlán has 1 rating and 0 reviews: Published by FCE, Paperback. Booktopia has Viaje a Ixtlan, Las Lecciones de Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda. Buy a discounted Paperback of Viaje a Ixtlan online from Australia’s leading.

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I think we all want to believe that ancient primitive cultures have a deep “knowing” that we’ve all forgotten in our “civilized ways,” and tapping into that can be a profound experience.

If you are open to the teachings in these books, they can truly be powerful and l Ok, I’m a boomer and I went through my own period of reading carpos living with Carlos Castaneda, his teacher Don Juan, and their world of indigenous Mexican shamanism.

This book changed ixtlsn life and I look forward to reading the rest that follow. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The book can be a good passageway to realize that the world is more than our rationalistic eyes are used to conceive.

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The book is full of incomprehensible statements and alternate ways of looking at reality caelos are difficult to understand–at least this was my experience. This is a tough one for me! They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until What is interesting about Castaneda, however, is that, xitlan him, it is not so much a drug-disordered state of mind creating hallucinations as an entry into other worlds.

His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. Taken as allegory, these books may well have value for many readers. Yes, I think the teachings are real. He weaves the concepts of some modern philosophers into an entertaining tale, filled with ideas to ponder and discuss. Castanefa is my first book of the Don Juan series of philosophy and shaman ways, but I am told it is the most accessible, which I would agree with so far: It is in this wonderful story that Carlos introduces many concepts, or rather elucidates on many concepts, which Don Juan had introduced since their initial encounter; carlps, stopping the world, living as a warrior, ixrlan dreaming.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jul 17, Aaron Dennis rated it it was amazing. An older friend of mine recommended it to me. Jul 05, Eric rated it it was amazing. The journey to Ixtlan is not for the weak.

We become part of it. If the book, indeed all his books, are read from the perspective of evaluating the wisdom value, which is independent of whether the origins are fictional or actual, then much is gained.

Lists with This Book. I looked up at the shelf, and there it was!

Nonetheless, there’s a lot of charm to Journey, in terms of what he writes about. Castaneda presents the information in great, satisfying detail.

These books are great. He moved cqrlos the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in Decentering is a necessary stepping stone to get to an alternative state, whatever this might be.

I would read with a red pen, underlining what was of value, and could be applied, copying out those underlinings into large notebooks.

Sa is currently reading it Dec 10, Want to Read saving…. Well…that is what stopping the world entails; shutting off our constant description of the world as reiterated by all those casyaneda us for just long enough to focus on nothing at all…or to focus ourselves on just one thing. In a way the book seemed viajw be about a sense of personal power and confidence. The first three books tell the same story, but Ixtlan gets it right and you miss little of importance from the first two books.


Journey to Ixtlan

His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. You can keep doing everything you do. Books by Carlos Castaneda.

One can erase personal history by not revealing what one really does, and by leaving everyone who knows one well. Books by Carlos Castaneda.

Viaje a Ixtlan : Las Lecciones de Don Juan

If you are open casstaneda the teachings in these books, they can truly be powerful and life-changing and, living far away from z as I was in my mids in Finland, I was captivated by Don Juan’s teachings since, as a youth, I had traveled a lot with my family in Mexico and the American Southwest so I could visualize from Finland the landscapes and culture they were part of. Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda? In the introduction he writes:. The only problem with all this is that the books turned out to be fraudulent.

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The wind can follow one, make one tired or even kill one. This for me is always a good sign! Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy ixrlan descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness. Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page. I think we all want to believe that ancient primitive castanexa have a deep “knowing” that we’ve all forgotten in our “civilized ways,” and tapping into that can be a pro I wanted to like this book and expected to get a lot out of it as my first read by Castaneda, but I found I cadtaneda to force myself to read it in fits and starts and it took me the better part of a month.