Audio libro. Las enseñanzas de don juan. viaje a ixtlan · August 25, ·. Audio libro. Las enseñanzas de don juan. 01 – l.e.d.d.j. Si un lector primerizo tuviera la intención de consultar un sólo libro de los cuatro que conforman la “saga”, bien podría ser éste. La razón es que “Viaje a Ixtlán”. Este libro es muy bello, te hace reflexionar hasta lo mas profundo de tu ser y a la vez te deleita con los personajes. El primero en mostrar el verdadero.

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There have been odd discussions about the truthfulness of of Castanedas books, about Don Juan and the experiences Castaneda describes. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I also refuse to call this “nonfiction”. There are many spiritual guide type of books that just don’t do it for me.

Share your thoughts with other customers. He weaves the concepts of some modern philosophers into an entertaining tale, ell with ideas to ponder and discuss. If you are seeking metaphysical understanding, then reject these works as literal truth – but decide for yourself whether they serve you well as allegory and metaphor. There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico.

The book is full of incomprehensible statements and alternate ways of looking at reality which I took this book out of the library on a whim, because I like looking at different points of view.

See all 10 reviews. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. If the book, indeed all his books, are read from the perspective of evaluating the wisdom value, which is independent of whether the origins are fictional or actual, then much is gained. There is only time for decisions.

Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. 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. Yes, I think the teachings are real. In my ixtlann 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.


Anyone looking for answers to life’s little mysteries. If you are looking for anthropology about Yaqui indians, Toltec shamans, Mexican brujos, etc.

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What is interesting about Castaneda, however, is that, for him, it is not so much a drug-disordered state of mind creating hallucinations as ilbro entry into other worlds. Viajw 16, Sam Rosenthal rated it really liked it.

I started back towards the doorway but paused, reluctant to leave. Trivia About Journey to Ixtlan. He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in I strongly recommend that you read this mind-expanding book! View all 3 comments. 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.

Well, since you can’t be excited after w everything you have done, you lie in order to keep going. You can keep doing everything you do.

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The drug bent to me seems just a way to lend his descriptions some plausibility for the reader until the reader gets far enough along librro consider that altered states lxtlan indeed be achievable — even unavoidable — when stone cold sober. 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.


Is it imperative to read the first two in the trilogy?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Apr 18, Juliana rated it really liked it. Carlos cannot break away from don Juan, no matter how irrational, even crazy, he seems, and neither can we.

One can erase personal history by not revealing what one really does, and by leaving everyone who knows one well. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. 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. It is books like this that I really enjoy finding. This for me is always a good sign! He learns the gait of power and the tricky art of not-doing.

Your trouble is that you have to explain everything to everybody, compulsively, and at the same time you want to keep the fresh newness of what you do.

The first three books tell the same story, but Ixtlan gets it right and you miss little of importance from the first two books. I myself have experienced “other worlds” on a number of occasions. One person found this helpful. The title of this book is taken from an allegory that is recounted to Castaneda by his “benefactor” who is known to Carlos as Don Genaro Genaro Floresa close friend of his teacher don Juan Matus. He has a conversation with a coyote who speaks both English and Spanish!

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