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Journey To Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda – In Journey to Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda introduces readers to this new approach for the first time and explores, as he. Journey to Ixtlan. Carlos Castaneda. INTRODUCTION. On Saturday, May 22, , I went to Sonora, Mexico, to see don Juan Matus, a Yaqui. Indian sorcerer . In Journey to Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda introduces readers to this new approach for the first time and explores, as he comes to experience it.

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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.

From Tales of Power on, I give the books five stars. 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. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan inCastaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training in traditional Mesoamerican shamanism.

Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda

This is the real world, not our lives that our filled with ego and control. Anyone looking for answers to life’s little mysteries.

So Castaneda and don Juan were discredited, and the man who had sold a total of something like 28 million books faded away.

The book all about use of certain postures, much like a martial arts or a meditation book, also seems very matter-of-fact like, WHY BOTHER, unless someone actually instructed him in those things and he came to believe himself that they had some cxstaneda 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.


Yes, most of them are very interesting. If you have not read carrlos of these books, you may want to consider doing so. Yes, Journey to Ixtlan is probably the single most powerfully moving of all his books–though most of them have beautiful and memorable passages in them.

This is the second book in the series written by Carlos Castaneda. Praise for the groundbreaking work of castandda author Carlos Castaneda “Extraordinary in every sense of the word. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

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These are but a few of the topics that Don Juan teaches Carlos about. Ixtaln 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 iourney breakthroughs to domains radically different than this one I’m typing in–all of which felt realer-than-real.

Yes, it would be wise to start with his first, The Teachings of Don Juan: It can be a worthwhile read for some, if taken for what it is, and not for what it purports to be. View xarlos 6 comments. I also found myself laughing out loud at various times throughout this book. Product details Audible Audiobook Listening Length: The Teachings of Don Juan 1 – 10 of 12 books.

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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. Ever wondered if the Wind itself could be an animated thing roaming around the world,interacting and playing with those who percieve him? It is books like this that I really enjoy finding. Furthermore, Carlos Castaneda consistently claimed this set of books to be true.


This book has so tremendous value in that regard. Get this audiobook plus a second, free. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This book is published as fact, but many people believe it’s fiction. He plays the role of the naive, sometimes dense and blundering student, which makes the book seem artless and laces it with subtle humor. If you plan on reading these books, start with the Yaqui Way of Life, which is the first book and be prepared to be engrossed in Don Juan’s teachings.

My favourite of Carlos’ books.

Journey to Ixtlan

Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. My basic assumption in both books has been that the castanwda points in learning to be a sorcerer were the states of nonordinary reality produced by the ingestion of psychotropic plants Aug 01, Syl Sabastian rated it it was amazing.

Yes, I think the teachings are real. This book changed my life and I look forward to reading the rest that follow. Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda? Fresh, unexpected visions with the logic of dreams.