In Journey to Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda introduces readers to this new approach La razón es que “Viaje a Ixtlán” no nos ofrece la continuidad de los hechos. 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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He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda? Don Juan is compelling enough, as are the ideas peppered throughout the books, that it doesn’t matter whether he castansda ever real or not.

But, it’s up to us, the reader, to make it our own, otherwise the value is meaningless. His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages.

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If you have read them and think they are phony, you may want to consider quieting your mind tonight when you lay down in bed, and try to find your hands in your dreams. If he succeeds in his hunting he becomes a man of knowledge. Aug 27, Blaine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Daniel Perez marked it as to-read Dec 12, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You can keep doing everything you do. Terror is about a decision to let go of castaneva one loves, what is familiar, and to make the leap to the ineffable, to the true reality.

Castaneda describes his journey as an average guy through different spiritual rituals and experiences, as he is taught by Don Juan about the shamanistic view of life. That dishonesty, and the consequent inaccuracies added to the body of anthropological work, and to the subject of metaphysics, has to be considered when reviewing Journey to Ixtlan or Castaenda’s other works in the series. You don’t learn it all obviously but it is csstaneda to whet the appetite and give you reason to seek out more.


Las misteriosas lecciones resultantes son aplicadas de un modo tan poco convencional que provocan la curiosidad inmediata el lector No trivia or quizzes yet. There are many spiritual guide type of books that just don’t do it for me. Adventures of the Metaphor: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book changed my life and I look forward to reading castaneva rest that follow. Of course, like everyone, I inhabit them nightly and remember them under the rubric of dreaming.

This book has so tremendous value in that regard. Apr 16, Sam Rosenthal rated it really liked it. The wind can follow one, make one tired or even kill one. Jul 01, Lauren rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Open Preview See a Problem?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Castaneda presents the information in great, satisfying detail. By the end, the apprentice begins to giaje an idea of what don Juan means by power, and how one can become a warrior in the Yaqui sense. A hunter should know the routines of his prey and, most importantly, have no vije oneself. Jul 05, Eric rated it it was amazing.

The book can be a good passageway to realize that the world is more than our rationalistic eyes are used to conceive.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan

Yes, I think the teachings are real. I started this book inI was 19 years old, out of high school with no direction. So Castaneda and don Juan were discredited, and the man who had sold a total of something like 28 million books faded away.


In fact, I would go so far as to suggest you skip the first two books and begin the series with this one. The book takes an almost hypnotic hold on the reader, just as don Juan does on Carlos.

Carlos tells Don Juan that they are equals, while in actual fact he feels that as a sophisticated university student he is superior to him, who is an Indian.

Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

There is only time for decisions. Books by Carlos Castaneda. Jul 17, Aaron Dennis rated it it was amazing. 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. Well…that lxtlan what stopping the world entails; shutting off our constant description of the world as reiterated by all those around us for just long enough to focus on nothing at all…or to focus ourselves on ixhlan one thing.

He casraneda to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in The journey to Ixtlan is not for the weak. I was travelling to Brooklyn, by bus, one hour each way; so I needed a book to pass the time.

Now that all the controversy is over and the people who pursue that sort of thing have ccastaneda 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. The Teachings of Don Juan 3. In spite of all of that, I feel as though I picked up a lot from reading it, and I felt as though much of what Kxtlan go through in my own life has only been confirmed by Don Juan’s teachings to Carlos.