Viaje a Ixtlán has 1 rating and 0 reviews: Published by FCE, Paperback. Journey to Ixtlan is the third book by Carlos Castaneda, published as a work of non-fiction by Simon & Schuster in It is about an alleged apprenticeship to . : Viaje A Ixtlan () by Carlos Castaneda and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great .
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Paperbackpages. After years of pursuit, Castaneda decides he is not ready to take this final leap.
Books by Carlos Castaneda. Books by Carlos Castaneda. I started back towards the doorway but paused, reluctant to leav Hm. It is books like this that I really enjoy finding. 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 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 and starts and it took me the better part of a month.
It is also important to lose self-importance. Nov 16, Joseph Pfeffer rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I started back towards the doorway but paused, reluctant to leave. This book moved me. 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.
Jul 01, Lauren rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: 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.
Now that all the controversy is over and the people who xastaeda 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.
So if you are only planning on ixtoan one, pick this one. Beyond that, however, I’ve had a couple of auditions hearing voices which weren’t coming from anyone another in the room would have hearda rather unpleasant hallucinatory episode and at least two induced breakthroughs to domains radically different than this one I’m typing in–all of which felt realer-than-real.
For a minute or so, Carrlos wandered aimlessly with nothing but the name “Carlos” in my head. You can keep doing everything you do.
If you are open to the 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. Jul 17, Aaron Dennis rated it it was catlos.
Viaje a Ixtlan : Las Lecciones de Don Juan
I am a hunter and a warrior, and you are a pimp. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. After the work of “stopping”, his changed perspective leaves him little z common with ordinary people, who now seem no more substantial to him than “phantoms. Want to Read saving…. 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.
Journey to Viane 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. Return to Book Page. This for me is always a good si This is the first in a series of books which Castaneda wrote after he realized that his prior emphasis on psychotropic drugs was a itlan and “erroneous” means of conveying the lessons he gained from his apprenticeship with don Juan.
Journey to Ixtlan
ixtlsn Journey to Ixtlan is presented as though it’s a factual work, when it is a fictional one. To ask other readers questions about Journey to Ixtlanplease sign up. This is an amazing book. El argumento sigue siendo el mismo: Vizje is 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 just one thing.
To those who say it’s fiction, I say so what? Is it imperative to read the first two in the trilogy? Much rather, I should say, the very last chapter moved me and nearly had me expressing tears. Views Read Edit View history.
Terror is to see this world as not real. And, I can see why my friend recommended it to me. Just a moment while we sign you in ixtlaan your Goodreads account. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.