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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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Don Juan is compelling enough, as are the ideas peppered throughout the books, that it doesn’t matter whether he was ever real or not. Either way, this was not anthropology. This third installment really filled in the gaps of ixflan first two books with Don Juan.

Las misteriosas lecciones resultantes son aplicadas de un modo tan poco convencional que provocan la curiosidad inmediata el lector This and its follow-up book Tales of Power changed my life when I read them in my mids The Teachings of Don Juan 1 – 10 of 12 books. But, the last chapter, the confession of knowing once you make this transformation, there’s no turning back, and one is still human once conquering their “ally” and seeing the other worlds…and one cannot go back to the place they once called home in spite of taking the rest of their life to journey back.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Journey to Ixtlan became his UCLA doctoral dissertation, and was the most noted book of the series because in it Carlos turns away from psychedelic plants and follows Don Juan as his apprentice. I began reading with few expectations and progressed with delight at how engrossed I became. From Tales of Power on, I give the books five stars. I started back towards the doorway but paused, reluctant to leav Hm. Nov 16, Joseph Pfeffer rated it it was amazing.

There are many spiritual guide type of books that just don’t do it for me. Other books in the series. One of the most creative things about Castenada is his abilit 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.


Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan

Journey to Ixtlan became his UCLA doctoral dissertation, and was the most noted book of the series because in it Carlos turns a Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda?

In other words, the other worlds are real–indeed, they are truer in the sense of being more meaningful than the quotidian routines of our normal lives. He learns the gait of power and the tricky art of not-doing.

Ever wondered if the Wind itself could be an animated thing roaming around the world,interacting and playing with those who percieve him?

Return to Book Page. On the other hand it gave me insight into how some people see alternate realities and how ordinary cause and effect are seen much differently by some people. Also, these books are not about peyote or other drugs.

This is the first in a series of books which Castaneda wrote after he realized that his prior emphasis on psychotropic drugs was a misleading and “erroneous” means of conveying the lessons he gained from his apprenticeship with don Juan.

The previous two were more concerned with hallucinogenic plants and his experiences with them which he thought was the right track for him to write on. Now that all the controversy is over and the people who pursue that sort of thing have gone on to other interests, it’s possible to sit back and read the don Juan books purely for the enjoyment of their ideas, their unexpected lyricism, their emotional wallop.

Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan inCastaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training in traditional Mesoamerican shamanism. I would read with a red pen, underlining what was of value, and could be applied, copying out those underlinings into large notebooks.

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The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been ixtlam for many years. 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.

View all 3 comments. This is an amazing book. His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. The books and Castaneda, who rarely csataneda in public about his work, have been controversial for many years. Not so much in The Teachings, but went off the charts in A Separate Reality and peaked in Journey to Ixtlan, which to me had the foundational conceptional focus points that form a solid basis for Independence-of-Being.


Lists with This Book. Believe it or don’t, either way, it is a fantastic read.

Journey to Ixtlan

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 by Don Juan’s teachings since, as a youth, I had traveled a lot with my family in Ixtoan and the American Southwest so I could visualize from Finland the landscapes and culture they were part of.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Decentering is a necessary stepping stone to get to an alternative state, whatever this might be. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan by Carlos Castaneda

This for me is always a good sign! This raises questions about the typical approach of psychologists and philosophers to such matters–and as regards the kind of society which would put its members in such a Procrustean bed that they’d be disposed to discount their lived experience in order to fit in.

Apr 16, Sam Rosenthal rated it really liked it. Academic critics claim the books are works of fiction, citing the books’ internal contradictions, discrepancies between the books and anthropological data, alternate sources for Castaneda’s detailed knowledge of shamanic practices and lack of corroborating evidence.

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; not-doing, stopping the world, living as a warrior, and dreaming.