In Journey to Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda introduces readers to this new approach La razón es que “Viaje a Ixtlán” no nos ofrece la continuidad de los hechos. Viaje a Ixtlán has 1 rating and 0 reviews: Published by FCE, Paperback. 28 Dec The Paperback of the Viaje a Ixtlan: las lecciones de don Juan by Carlos Castaneda at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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A fabulous book in terms of starting one’s journey. Upon arriving, I discovered that, not only had I forgotten the list of books, I had no idea how to navigate the nonfiction section. When he realized all the real information that viajf had dis It is books like this that I really enjoy finding. I read all three, one after the other, while working at the Chicago Womens’ Athletic Club during the summer between college and seminary.

Some read on to A Separate Reality.

Journey to Ixtlan

Books by Carlos Castaneda. Just didn’t click with me. The World’s Religions Huston Smith.

Open Preview See a Problem? Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times. My favourite of Carlos’ books. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until I looked up at the shelf, and there it was!

Phenomenologically, this is certainly the case to many, whether they experience non-ordinary realities through the use of drugs, spiritual exercise or because such things happen to them, either occasionally or regularly. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. I am not sure why I held casttaneda reading Castaneda’s works for so long, perhaps I just wasn’t at a place to enjoy them, who knows.


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 may indeed be achievable — even unavoidable — when stone cold sober.

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Return to Book Page. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? And, I can see why my friend recommended it to me. Nonetheless, there’s a lot of charm to Journey, in terms of what he writes about. This and its follow-up book Tales of Power changed my life when I read them in my mids Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times.

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

En ese sentido, el lector ya sabe a lo que se atiene. Throughout the book Castaneda portrays himself as 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.

A friend of mine, someone I’ve always admired, recently recommended this book along with several others. Castaneda presents the information in carlos castaneda viaje a ixtlan, satisfying detail.

Taken just as it is, Journey to Ixtlan is a read of many rewards.

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This is an amazing book. The Power of Now Eckhart Tolle. Now that all the controversy is over and the people who pursue that sort of thing have gone on to other interests, it’s possible to sit back and read the don Juan books purely for the enjoyment of their ideas, castnaeda unexpected castneda, their emotional wallop.


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

Well…that is what stopping the world entails; shutting off our constant description of the world as reiterated by all those around us for just long enough to focus on nothing at all…or to focus ourselves on just one thing.

They demonstrate what a little character development can do as a pedagogical tool for making metaphysics accessible and light. I’ve classed this volume as psychology [one could also, castaneva, 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.

There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico. I think we all want to believe that ancient primitive cultures have a deep “knowing” that we’ve all forgotten in our “civilized ways,” and tapping into that can be a pro 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.

The journey to Ixtlan is not for the weak.