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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That decision is in the realm of the powers that guide men. Castandda to Read Currently Reading Read. 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: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

His antics and personality are so like myself that I cannot help but love the character. 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 that he visje a good deal about altered s This is the third volume of the trilogy including The Teachings of Don Juan and A Separate Reality.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Also, these books are not about peyote or other drugs.

Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

This is a tough one for me! A hunter should know the routines of his prey and, most importantly, have no routines oneself. Carlos cannot break away from don Juan, no matter how irrational, even crazy, he seems, and neither can we.

I was 16, when I read the book and I loved the way Don Juan perceives the world as so very alive and kind of magical. We become part of it. Refresh and try again. 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. If we follow the second and erase personal history, we create a fog around us, a very exciting and mysterious state in which nobody knows where the rabbit will pop out, not even ourselves.


No trivia or quizzes yet. This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat 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.

I have read all of Castenedas books and this is the one you should start with.

The Teachings of Don Juan 1 – 10 of 12 books. Although, I was, as I am sure many readers would be, torn as to how much of this story to believe actually happened. Don Juan was either made up by Castaneda, or he was based on a real person whom Castaneda used viajw a springboard for fictional tales.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan

The Teachings of Don Juan 3. I was 16, when I read the book and I loved the way Don Juan perceives ixflan Well, almost 10 years has it been now, since I read this book. The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been controversial for many years. If you are open to the teachings in castanrda 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.

He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in For example, a heightened sense of awareness brought on by silence, or observation, or exertion, or viewing nature such as sunrise, sunset, thunderstorms or night time in a wilderness setting.

Just didn’t click with me.

Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. En ese sentido, el lector ya sabe a lo que se atiene.

They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until These are but a few of the topics that Don Juan teaches Carlos about. 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.


Journey to Ixtlan 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. Arturo is currently reading it Aug 13, Books by Carlos Castaneda. But, the last chapter, the confession of knowing once you make this transformation, vaije no turning back, and one is still human once conquering their “ally” and seeing the other worlds…and one cannot go back to the place they once called home in spite of taking the rest of their life to journey back.

Anyway, this book goes into my all-time favorites list because of how its teachings so shaped who I became as vizje adult. Jul 05, Caztaneda rated it it was amazing. Paperbackpages. This author wrote other similar books; for me however, one was enough.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan by Carlos Castaneda

It’s almost impossible not to be infused with his sense of awe and wonder at what don Juan is teaching him, and the sorcerer he is changing into.

If you have not read any of these books, you may want to consider doing so. After years of pursuit, Castaneda decides he is not ready to take this final leap. The basic teachings of how to view the world. Well, since you can’t be excited after explaining everything you have done, you lie in order to keep going.

It is also important to lose self-importance.

Supporters claim the s are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness.

I looked up at the shelf, and there it was! In here you will get an idea of what it is like to be a sorcerer, hunter and cawtaneda. It’s hard to set all this aside while reading Journey to Ixtlan. 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.

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