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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You don’t learn it all obviously but it is caztaneda to whet the appetite and give you reason to seek out more. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan inCastaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training in traditional Mesoamerican shamanism. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Apr 18, Juliana rated it really liked it.
Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok. Nov 25, Mike Spinak rated it liked it. The book is full of incomprehensible statements and alternate ways of looking at reality which are difficult to understand–at least this was my experience.
Want to Read saving…. The book takes an almost hypnotic hold on the reader, just as don Juan does on Carlos. Ever wondered if the Wind itself could be an animated thing roaming around the world,interacting and playing with those who percieve him? Journey to Ixtlan feels so real, and we get so involved with Carlos’ struggle to learn a separate reality, that we ixtpan in some sense believers in his alternative universe.
Lists with This Book. In a sense, Castaneda is a throwback to the 18’th century, when there was a convention of presenting fiction as though it were factual travel writing; think of Swift and Defoe.
There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico. Jul 17, Aaron Dennis rated it it was amazing. I started this book inI was 19 years old, out of high school with no direction.
Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda
It is looking for Carlos. It’s hard to set all this aside while reading Journey to Ixtlan. See 1 question about Journey to Ixtlan…. His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. When he realized all the real information oxtlan he had discarded which were the core teachings of Don Juan he wrote this book.
Terror is about a decision to let go of aa one loves, what is familiar, and to make the leap to the ineffable, to the true reality.
Journey to Ixtlan is presented as though it’s a factual work, when it is a fictional one. That decision is in the realm of the powers that guide men. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He has a conversation with a coyote who speaks both English and Spanish!
They were new wave, new age anthropology, and an often dry academic discipline was given new castaneva by this careful, almost childlike transcription of field notes.
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Taken as allegory, these books may well have value for many readers. I was 16, when I read the book and I loved the way Don Juan perceives the Well, almost 10 years has it been now, since I read this book. 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 how ordinary non-ordinary states are. 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.
Apr 30, Iona Stewart rated it it was amazing.
Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan
If we follow the xastaneda, we end up bored to death with ourselves and with the world. Open Preview See a Problem? Books by Carlos Castaneda. Views Read Edit View history. In my opinion I don’t care wether the stories are bogus or true.
Decentering is a necessary stepping stone to get to an alternative state, whatever this might be.