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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This is an amazing book. I have read all of Castenedas books and this is the one you should start with. Although it appears to be the case that Castaneda, the author, fabricated some of the material appearing in his accounts, including that of his doctoral dissertation which begins the series, it also appears to be the case car,os he knows a good deal about altered s This is the third volume of the trilogy including The Teachings of Don Juan and A Separate Reality. If you are open to castanedaa teachings in these books, they can truly be powerful and l Ok, I’m a boomer and I went through my own period of reading and living with Carlos Castaneda, his teacher Don Juan, and their world of indigenous Mexican shamanism.

Aug 01, Syl Sabastian rated it it was amazing. Adventures of the Metaphor: I think we all want to believe that ancient primitive cultures have a deep “knowing” that we’ve all forgotten in our “civilized ways,” and tapping into that can castanrda a pro 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 ixtlqn starts and it took me the better part of a month.

Viaje a Ixtlan : Las Lecciones de Don Juan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the book don Juan takes Carlos on these various degrees of apprenticeshipin response voaje what he believes are signals from the phenomenological world, “The decision as to who can be a warrior and who can only be a hunter is not up to us.

I told my friend and he said, “It’s that kind of book. This third installment really filled in the gaps of the first two books with Don Ixtlxn. Lists with This Book. Journey to Ixtlan feels so real, and we get so involved with Carlos’ struggle to learn a separate reality, that we become in some sense believers in his alternative universe. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan inCastaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training in traditional Mesoamerican shamanism. It is as real as the greatest fiction, and it doesn’t lose its hold on the reader even when you know he made most of it up by piecing together all kinds of occult texts in the UCLA library.


Sandra marked it as to-read Dec 25, Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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. Nov 25, Mike Spinak rated it liked it. I would read with a red pen, underlining what was of value, and could be applied, copying out those underlinings into large notebooks.

His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. If he succeeds in his hunting he becomes a man of knowledge.

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. My basic assumption in both books has been that the articulation points in learning to be a sorcerer were the states of nonordinary reality produced by the ingestion of psychotropic plants I looked up at the shelf, and there it was!

He discusses information that was apparently missing from the first two books regarding stopping the world which previously he had only regarded as a metaphor. Either way, this was not anthropology. In a way the book seemed to be about a sense of personal power and confidence. Yes, it is that kind of book. This is my first book of the Don Juan series of philosophy and shaman ways, but I am told it is the most accessible, which I would agree with so far: I think we all want to believe that ancient primitive cultures have a deep “knowing” that we’ve all forgotten in our “civilized ways,” and tapping into that can be a profound experience.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I also found myself laughing out loud at various times throughout this book. He weaves the concepts of some modern philosophers into an entertaining tale, filled with ideas to ponder and discuss.

He also finds that psychotropic plantsknowledge of which was a significant part of his apprenticeship to Yaqui shaman don Juan Matus, are not as important in the world view as he had previously thought.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda? In fact, I would go so far as carloss suggest you skip the first two books and begin the series with this one.

Beyond that, the usual psychedelic experience–and I’ve had scores–at least suggests these other worlds, worlds like those described by Castaneda, farlos one is not entirely thrust into them and out of this one. This author wrote other similar books; for me however, one was enough.

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My favourite of Carlos’ books. You feel z don’t need to attach yourself to a guru, because Carlos does it for you. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until A friend of mine, someone I’ve always admired, recently recommended this book along with several others. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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. Yes, I think the teachings are real. The wind can follow one, make castanedaa tired castanexa even kill one. When he realized all the real information that he had dis It is books like this that I really enjoy finding.


Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

This book is published as fact, but many people believe it’s fiction. 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. Open Preview See a Problem? Phenomenologically, this is certainly the case to many, whether they experience non-ordinary realities through the use of drugs, spiritual exercise or because such things happen to them, either occasionally or regularly.

A fabulous book in terms of starting one’s journey.