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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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.

And, I can see why my friend recommended it to me. The journey to Ixtlan is not for the weak. No trivia or quizzes yet. Books by Carlos Castaneda. Para Don Juan Matus el mundo es un lugar vasto e inexplicable en donde la magia abunda. After the work of “stopping”, his changed perspective leaves him little in common with ordinary people, who now seem no more substantial to him than “phantoms.

Castaneda presents the information in great, satisfying detail. This and its follow-up book Tales of Power changed my life when I read them in my mids I am not sure why I held off reading Castaneda’s works for so long, perhaps I just wasn’t at a place to enjoy them, who carloos. 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. These are but a few of the topics that Don Juan teaches Carlos about.

I am a hunter and a warrior, and you are a pimp. Don Juan encapsulates the entire message of Tolle’s book in two sentences: Ixtln genre Journey to Ixtlan fits into, or if it fits into none at all, it’s a life changing read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sep 22, Sarah marked it as unfinished. This for me is always a good sign! Lists with This Book. This is an amazing book. Upon arriving, I discovered that, not only had I forgotten the list of books, I had no idea how to navigate the nonfiction section.


He weaves the concepts of some modern philosophers into an entertaining tale, filled with ideas to ponder and discuss. The book is well-expressed, though the content is difficult to grasp. Furthermore, Carlos Castaneda consistently claimed this set of books to be true.

In Journey to Ixtlan Castaneda essentially reevaluates the teachings up to that point.

I started this book inI was 19 years old, out of high school with no direction. In later books, Juan describes that there are only so many kinds of men, and that Genaro is a man of action. Terror is to see this world as not real. No trivia or quizzes yet. No matter what he does, he must first know why he is doing it, and then must proceed with his actions without having doubts or remorse about them. 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 lives.

A lot of authors, religious authorities and messianic “teachers” have enriched themselves by tapping into our need to be part of something iixtlan, and in the end that’s how Castaneda struck me. This author wrote other similar books; for me however, one was enough. Apologies to all the Castaneda fans out there but for my money if you’re into this casttaneda of reading I think Paulo Coelho is better. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 01, Syl Sabastian rated it it was amazing.

Viaje a Ixtlan : Las Lecciones de Don Juan

The don Juan books were runaway best sellers in carlod 70’s. These books are great. It is classified as a book of nonfiction, and it is written as a first person account as to what Carlos says he experienced. 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.

I myself have experienced “other worlds” on a number of occasions. Just didn’t click vaije me. Nov 25, Mike Spinak rated it liked it. Carlos cannot break away from don Juan, no matter how irrational, even crazy, he seems, and neither can we. Throughout the book Castaneda portrays himself varlos skeptical and reserved in his explanations of the phenomena at hand, but by the end of the book Castaneda’s rationalist worldview is seen to be breaking down in the face of an onslaught of experiences that he is unable to explain logically.


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

Refresh and try again. I also found myself laughing out loud at various times throughout this book. When I came to Carlos, my trusty pen worked overtime. Nonetheless, there’s a lot of charm to Journey, in terms of what he writes about.

Also, these books are not about peyote or other drugs. The previous two were more concerned with hallucinogenic plants and his experiences with them which he thought was the right track for him to write on. This is an amazing book and part of an amazing series. Open Preview Castaneeda a Problem? 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 to consider that altered states castaneva indeed be achievable — even unavoidable — when stone cold sober.

Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness. As Castaneda wrote more books, they became more fantastic, until even his most ardent supporters had to agree he’d left the world of anthropology for some sort of science fiction or fantasy.

If the book, indeed all his books, are read from the perspective of evaluating the wisdom value, which is independent of viwje the origins are fictional viajee actual, then much is gained.