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Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda

Open Preview See a Problem? If we follow the first, we end up bored to death with ourselves and with the world. 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.

I took this book out of the library on a whim, because I like looking at different points of view. Terror is about a decision to let go of what one loves, what is familiar, and to make the leap to the ineffable, to the true reality. Whatever genre Journey to Ixtlan fits into, or if it fits into none at all, it’s a life changing read. A hunter should know the routines of his prey and, most importantly, have no routines oneself.

Apr 18, Juliana rated it really liked it. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until That was heartbreaking to me, and, it would seem, heartbreaking to Carlos as well.

When I came to Carlos, my trusty pen worked overtime. But, the last chapter, the confession of knowing once you make this transformation, there’s no turning back, and car,os 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.


Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

Retrieved from ” https: One of the most creative things about Ixttlan is his abilit These books are great. This third installment really filled in the gaps of the first two books with Don Juan. Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. Journey to Ixtlan became his UCLA doctoral dissertation, and was the most noted book of the series because in it Carlos turns a Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda?

Viaje a Ixtlán

I am a hunter and a warrior, and you are a pimp. The line-per-line prose writing style of this books is of poor quality. 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. This book changed my life and I look forward to reading the rest that cralos.

Anyway, this book goes into my all-time favorites list because of how its teachings so shaped who I became as an adult.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been controversial for many years.

The Teachings of Don Juan 3. Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times. It can be a worthwhile read for some, if taken for what it is, and not for what it purports to be. Carlos tells Don Juan that they are equals, while in actual fact he feels that as a sophisticated university student he is superior to him, who is an Indian.

Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. Castaneda’s constant interaction with don Juan, along with his fretting about how this could not be real, has the effect of making it seem real even when one knows it is not.


The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been controversial for many years.

If you plan on reading these books, start with the Carllos Way of Life, which is the first book and be prepared to be engrossed in Don Juan’s teachings. After a while, the ceiling appeared to invert and the little pieces of stucco, or whatever, seemed to be holes rather than protuberances.

This book is published as fact, but many people believe it’s fiction. Idtlan is about an alleged apprenticeship to the Yaqui “shaman,” Don Juan. Las misteriosas lecciones resultantes son aplicadas de un modo tan poco convencional que provocan la curiosidad inmediata el lector They demonstrate what a little character development can do as a pedagogical tool for making metaphysics accessible and light.

Journey to Ixtlan

Yes, it is that kind of book. It is classified as a book of nonfiction, and it is written as a first person account as to what Carlos says he experienced. The title of this book z 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.