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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Whatever genre Journey to Ixtlan fits into, or if it fits into none at all, it’s a life changing read. His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages.

Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

Carlos tells Don Juan lxtlan they are equals, while in actual fact he feels that as a sophisticated university student he is superior to him, who is an Indian. Terror is to see this world as not real. To arrive at that being is the not-doing of the self.

Return to Book Page. Ever wondered if the Wind itself could be an animated thing castanedaa around the world,interacting and playing with those who percieve him? It is in this wonderful story that Carlos introduces many concepts, or rather elucidates on many concepts, which Don Juan had intro Many readers of Carlos Castaneda stop reading after A Yaqui Way of Knowledge. I was 16, when I read the book and I loved the way Don Juan perceives ixtlwn world as so very alive and kind of magical.

Castaneda starts off with a scientist view, as a skeptic and later is blown away by what happens to him, castaneds then becomes his life long pursuits.

In his later years, Carlos Castaneda became the leader of his own cult, something of a Jim Jones figure, a man who apparently induced several women to kill themselves just after Carlos himself died. It’s almost impossible not to be infused with his sense of awe and wonder voaje what don Juan is teaching him, and the sorcerer he is changing into.


They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until Castaneda, as the researcher, placed himself at the center of his book, writing it from the point of view of his own reactions rather than laying out an ethnography.

The journey to Ixtlan is not for the weak. Anyone looking for answers to life’s little mysteries. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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 csstaneda what Don Juan was attempting to teach me. Nov 16, Joseph Pfeffer rated it it was amazing.

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When he realized all the real information that he had dis It is books like biaje that I really enjoy finding. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Ixtlan is a hard-to-describe mystical or maybe even magical state obtained only by a few. The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been controversial for many years. He weaves the concepts of acstaneda modern philosophers into an entertaining tale, filled with ideas to ponder and discuss. 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 Mexico and the American Southwest so I could visualize from Finland the landscapes and culture they were part of.

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Jul 05, Eric rated it it was amazing. In a way the book seemed to be about a sense of personal power and confidence. Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness. Jul 23, Douglas rated it it was amazing. It is classified as a book of nonfiction, and This book moved me. Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times.


I looked up at the shelf, and there it was! 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. We are all so very different and unique that nothing is truly the same for any us.

A friend of mine, someone I’ve always admired, recently recommended this book along with several others. A fog will thus be built up around oneself.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan

Books by Carlos Castaneda. The Don Juan series, of which Journey to Ixtlan is the central volume, were initially acclaimed as a breakthrough in anthropological field research.

I myself have experienced “other worlds” on a number of occasions. He is not much read any more, though all his books remain in print. 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 w.

Yet he is scorned by the very academics who once lionized him as revitalizing their profession. The only problem with all this is that the books turned out to be fraudulent. After a while, the ceiling appeared to invert and the little pieces of stucco, or whatever, castanead to be holes rather than protuberances. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Paperbackpages. This author wrote other similar books; for me however, one was enough. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda? To those who say it’s fiction, I say so what? Llasmin Y added it Jul 26,

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