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 the first book in this series, Teachings of don Juan, Carlos was led by don Juan into the “crack between worlds” by means of datura (jimson weed), peyote. 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.

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Washington Journney Press February Length: It is classified as a book of nonfiction, and it is written as a first person account as to what Carlos says he experienced. Also, these books are not about peyote or other drugs.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Aug 01, Syl Sabastian rated it it was amazing. It is in this wonderful story that Carlos introduces many concepts, or rather elucidates on many concepts, which Don Juan had introduced since their initial encounter; not-doing, stopping the world, living as a warrior, and dreaming.

You can read it for the mysticism or for the skeptics: Jul 05, Eric rated it it was amazing. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! 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.

Anyone can benefit from the lessons herein as I do. It is about an alleged apprenticeship to the Yaqui “shaman,” Don Juan. Sep 22, Sarah marked it as unfinished.


Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda, An Evolution of Consciousness Review by Bobby Matherne

View all 6 comments. Castaneda was a castandda student studying Anthropology and was doing his thesis on Mexican Shaman and their use of regional plants and herbs to induce psychotropic effects oxtlan an attempt to cure people of va This is the second book in the series written by Carlos Castaneda. I started back towards the doorway but paused, reluctant to leav Hm. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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That world, Castaneda and his world, are phantoms. It seems that Carlos Castaneda really existed, but probably not Don Juan. Quotes from Journey to Ixtlan.

If we follow the first, we end up bored to death with ourselves and with the world.

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Xarlos, unexpected visions with the logic of dreams. One of the most creative things about Castenada is his ability to identify “non ordinary reality”, or insinuations of it, in otherwise mundane but overlooked aspects of daily life.

When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and This procedure was so reminiscent of some homework that Milton Ericksonfamous hypnotherapist of the time, might have given a client, that some of us students of Erickson wondered if don Juan weren’t possibly Milton himself fictionalized.

Here is an example of how they think, “A French newspaper made an investigation a few years ago. 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 profound experience.

Yes, most of them are very interesting. Learning to apply his teachings to my own world has helped me deal with difficult situations, and difficult people, and to just be happier in general. Given the personal power of don Juan, which one cannot help but experience in the course of the first two books, any careful reader of the don Juan books will know unimpeachably that the investigation and subsequent report in the French newspaper was a complete folly, and not worthy of consideration or even comment.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It is castwneda this wonderful story that Carlos introduces many concepts, or rather elucidates on many concepts, which Don Juan had intro Many readers of Carlos Castaneda stop reading after A Yaqui Way of Knowledge.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Not so much in The Teachings, but went off the charts in A Separate Reality and peaked in Journey to Ixtlan, which to me had the foundational conceptional focus points that form a solid basis for Independence-of-Being.

Jul 23, Douglas rated it it was amazing. In later books, Juan describes that there are only so many kinds of men, and that Genaro is a man of action. 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?

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