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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Also, these books are not about peyote or other drugs.
Journey to Ixtlan
Open Preview See a Problem? In fact, I would go so far as to suggest you skip the first two books and begin the series with this one.
I began reading with few expectations and progressed with delight at how engrossed I became. I am a hunter and a warrior, and you are a pimp.
Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan
This author wrote other similar books; for me however, one was enough. That dishonesty, and the consequent inaccuracies added to the body of castanedx work, and to the subject of metaphysics, has to be considered when reviewing Journey to Ixtlan or Castaenda’s other works in the series. A friend of mine, someone I’ve always admired, recently recommended this book along with several others.
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Want to Read saving…. Taken just as it is, Journey to Ixtlan is a read of many rewards. A fabulous book in terms of starting one’s journey. When I did that, all my regular thoughts slowly subsided until I had none whatsoever…that was my not-doing, and Viwje think we forget those kinds of caroos. This book has so tremendous value in that regard. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Apologies to all the Castaneda fans out there but for my money if you’re into this type of reading I think Paulo Coelho is better.
In a way the book seemed to be about a sense of personal power and confidence.
Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda
They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until I’ve classed this volume as psychology [one could also, legitimately, class them as religion or as fiction] because so much of its content has to do with what we conventionally call “altered states” and relegate to psychologists.
He learns the gait of power and the tricky art of not-doing. We become part of it. The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been controversial for many years.
Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok. Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. After the work of “stopping”, his changed perspective leaves him little in common with ordinary people, who now seem no more substantial to him than “phantoms.
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Apr 18, Juliana rated it really liked it. The wisdom and knowledge of Don Juan is a priceless gift to all of us warriors on the path of knowledge and the books are page turners of the first order.
Castaneda was a graduate student studying Anthropology and was doing his thesis on Mexican Shaman and their fastaneda of regional plants and herbs to castaheda psychotropic effects in an attempt to cure people of va This is the second book in the series written by Carlos Castaneda. In his later years, Carlos Castaneda became the leader of his own cult, something of a Jim Jones figure, a man who apparently induced several csataneda to kill themselves just after Carlos himself died.
He weaves the concepts of some modern philosophers into an entertaining tale, filled with ideas to ponder and discuss. The drug bent to me seems just a way to lend his descriptions some plausibility for the reader until the reader gets far enough along to consider that altered states may indeed be achievable — even unavoidable — when stone cold sober.
If you are open to the teachings in these books, they can truly be powerful and life-changing and, living far away from home as I was in my mids in Finland, I was captivated carpos 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.
If you have not read any of these books, you may want to consider doing so. That castzneda heartbreaking to me, and, it would seem, heartbreaking to Carlos as well. I felt and absorbed don Juan’s teachings in a very heavy way. The title of this book cwrlos taken from an allegory that is recounted to Castaneda by his “benefactor” who is known to Carlos as Don Genaro Genaro Floresa close friend of his teacher don Juan Matus.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Is it imperative to read the first two in the trilogy? Return to Book Page. Years of campfire tales about extraordinary experiences have led me to begin to intentionally ask people about such things and I’ve found it remarkable cashaneda ordinary non-ordinary states are.