Viaje a Ixtlán has 1 rating and 0 reviews: Published by FCE, Paperback. Journey to Ixtlan is the third book by Carlos Castaneda, published as a work of non-fiction by Simon & Schuster in It is about an alleged apprenticeship to . : Viaje A Ixtlan () by Carlos Castaneda and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great .

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This raises questions about the typical approach of psychologists and philosophers to such matters–and as regards the kind of society which would put its members in such a Procrustean bed that they’d be disposed to discount their lived experience in order to fit in. 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.

By the end, the castaedaa begins to get an idea of what don Juan means by power, and viajw one can become a warrior in the Yaqui sense.

Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times. Russell nope this is the best of all of them and he includes a lot of necessary background information as he tells the story, castzeda I caetaeda often suggest to read …more nope this is the best of all of them and he includes a lot of necessary background information as he tells the story, but I do often suggest to read the first to before, but if your not gonna read all three just read this one less.

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

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

Return to Book Page. I would read with a red pen, underlining what was of value, and could be applied, copying out those underlinings into large notebooks.

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. View all 3 comments. Beyond ixtoan, the casateda psychedelic experience–and I’ve had scores–at least suggests these other worlds, worlds like those described by Castaneda, although one is not entirely thrust into them and out of this one.


Trivia About Journey to Ixtlan. Furthermore, Carlos Castaneda consistently claimed this set of books to be true. 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.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

In spite of all of that, I feel as though I picked up a lot from reading it, and I felt as though much of what I go through in my own life has only been confirmed by Don Juan’s teachings to Carlos.

I really appreciated the fact that he disregarded his original emphasis on the significance of phsychotropic drugs in the caetaeda of Don Juan and really focused more on the changing of one’s consciousness without using drugs. Paperbackpages. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized ixtoan 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.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan

No trivia or quizzes yet. Carlos cannot break away from don Juan, no matter how irrational, even crazy, he seems, and neither can we. If you are seeking metaphysical understanding, then reject these fiaje as literal truth – but decide for yourself whether they serve you well as allegory and metaphor. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is the third book in the series but if you want to know the truth it is the first book that should be read. If we follow the second and erase personal history, we create a castaedda around us, a very exciting and mysterious state in which nobody knows where the rabbit will pop out, not even ourselves.


If you plan on reading these books, start with the Yaqui Way of Life, which is the first biaje and be prepared to be engrossed in Don Juan’s teachings.

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Books by Carlos Castaneda. There have been odd discussions about the truthfulness of of Castanedas books, about Don Juan and the experiences Castaneda describes.

It seems to me that all the ideas in that book have been articulated a million times before, although castaeeda more individualized, artistic and passionate language. Books by Carlos Castaneda.

The Teachings of Don Juan 3. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Open Preview See a Problem? The journey to Ixtlan is not for the weak. One way to read this is as a Tao-like tome — to stop trying to control the world and to fit in as one among the many. Views Read Ixtlah View history. Starting with The Idtlan of Don Carlod inCastaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training in traditional Mesoamerican shamanism.

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. See 1 question about Journey to Ixtlan…. In the introduction he writes:. Apr 18, Juliana rated it really liked it. Years of campfire tales about extraordinary experiences have led me to begin to intentionally ask people about such things and I’ve found it remarkable how ordinary non-ordinary states are.

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