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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The Don Juan series, of which Journey to Ixtlan is the central volume, were initially acclaimed as a breakthrough in anthropological field research. Yes, I think the teachings are real. To see what your friends thought castaneea this book, please sign up. My perception of the world through the effects of those psychotropics had been so bizarre and impressive that I was forced to assume that such states were the only avenue to communicating and learning what Don Juan was attempting to teach me.

Viaje a Ixtlán

These books are great. No matter what he does, he must first know why he is doing it, and then must proceed with his actions without having doubts or remorse about them. Paperbackpages. There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico. Carlos learns ixtln being inaccessible.

I felt and absorbed don Juan’s teachings in a very heavy way.

As Castaneda wrote more books, they became more fantastic, until even his most ardent supporters had to agree he’d left the world of anthropology for some sort of science fiction or fantasy. Nov 25, Mike Spinak rated it liked it. One of the most itxlan things about Castenada is his abilit These books are great. Open Preview See a Problem?

I looked up at the shelf, and there it was! There is only time for decisions. Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. I wrote them all down and immediately went to look for them at my local library. Apr 16, Sam Rosenthal rated it really liked it. In my opinion I don’t care wether the stories are bogus or true.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Llasmin Y added it Jul 26, So if you are only planning on reading one, pick this one. Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 27, Blaine rated it it was amazing Shelves: A lot of authors, religious authorities and messianic “teachers” have enriched themselves by tapping into our need to be part of something bigger, and in the end that’s how Castaneda struck me.

Throughout the book Castaneda portrays himself as skeptical and reserved in his explanations of the phenomena at hand, but by the end of the book Castaneda’s rationalist worldview is seen to be breaking down in the face of an onslaught of experiences that he is unable to explain logically. I am not sure why I held off reading Castaneda’s works for so long, perhaps I just wasn’t at a place to enjoy them, who knows. Some read on to A Separate Reality. I also refuse to call this “nonfiction”.

The title of this book is 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. I read all three, one after the other, while working at the Chicago Womens’ Athletic Club during the summer between college and seminary. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This for me is always a good sign! If he succeeds in his viaej he becomes a man of knowledge. Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times.

There are many spiritual guide type of books that just don’t do it for me. I took this book out of the library on a whim, because I like looking at different points of view.


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It’s almost impossible not to be infused with his sense of awe and wonder at what don Juan is teaching him, and the sorcerer he is changing into. 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 had to force myself to read it in fits and starts and it took me the better part of a month.

The line-per-line prose writing style of this books is of poor quality. 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. The Teachings of Don Juan 3.

Refresh and try again. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness.

If we follow the first, we end up bored to death with ourselves and with the world. Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times. If you plan on reading these books, start with the Yaqui Way of Life, which is the first book and be prepared to be engrossed in Don Juan’s teachings.

Aug 18, Mike Bull rated it it was ok. In here you will get an idea of what it is like to be a sorcerer, hunter and warrior.

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