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If you are open to the teachings in these books, they can truly be powerful and life-changing and, living far away from home as I was in my mids in Finland, I was captivated by Don Juan’s teachings since, as a youth, I had traveled a lot with my family in Mexico and the American Southwest so I could visualize from Finland the landscapes and culture they were part of.

Preview — Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda. When he realized all the real information that he had dis It is books like this that I really enjoy finding.

After years of pursuit, Castaneda decides he is not ready to take this final leap. 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.

Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda

X starts off with a scientist view, as a skeptic and later is blown away by what happens to him, which then becomes his life long pursuits.

View all lkbro comments. In fact, I would go so far as to suggest you skip the first two books and begin the series with this one.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lists with This Book. Terror is to see this world as not real. There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico. Journey to Ixtlan feels so real, and we get so involved with Carlos’ struggle to learn a separate reality, that we become in some sense believers in his alternative universe.

The book takes an almost hypnotic hold on the reader, just as don Juan does on Carlos. Castaneda died s April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. View all 6 comments. Return to Book Page. Although it appears to be the case that Castaneda, the author, fabricated some of the material appearing in his accounts, including that of his doctoral dissertation which begins the series, it also appears to be the case that he knows a good deal about altered s This is the third volume of the trilogy including The Teachings of Don Juan and A Separate Reality.


In here you will get an idea of what it is like to be a sorcerer, hunter and warrior. En ese sentido, el lector ya sabe a lo que se atiene. I began reading with few expectations and progressed with delight at how engrossed I became. That dishonesty, and the consequent inaccuracies added to the body of anthropological work, and to the subject of metaphysics, ixtla to be considered when reviewing Journey to Ixtlan or Castaenda’s other works in the series.

I myself have experienced “other worlds” on a number of occasions. Neither we nor they are more or less important. Apologies to all the Castaneda fans out there but for my money if you’re into this type of reading I think Paulo Coelho is better.

But it differs from most occult masterpieces in that Castaneda allows the reader to feel the process of initiation, and the doubts and anxieties it generates, in a moment by moment way. In a sense, Castaneda is a throwback to the 18’th century, when there was a convention of presenting fiction as though it were factual travel writing; think of Swift and Defoe.

But, the last chapter, the confession of knowing once you make this transformation, there’s no turning back, and one is still human once conquering their “ally” and seeing the other worlds…and one cannot go back to the place they ixtlab called home in spite of taking the rest of their life to journey back. The Teachings of Don Juan 3.

Aug 27, Blaine rated it it was amazing Shelves: He went to study and lubro up on a series of strange journeys with don Juan Matus, a sorcerer or shaman, and the student became his apprentice. The book is well-expressed, though the content is difficult to grasp. To ask other readers questions about Journey to Ixtlanplease sign ixrlan. Nonetheless, there’s a lot of charm to Journey, in terms of what he writes about. This third installment really filled in the gaps of the first two books with Don Juan.

Quotes from Journey to Ixtlan.

Refresh and try again. 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. Carlos cannot break away from don Juan, no matter how irrational, even crazy, he seems, and neither can we.


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

It was the fictional journey of a sorcerer’s apprentice. One of the most creative things about Castenada is his abilit These books are great.

Journey to Ixtlan

He is not much read any more, though all his books remain in print. The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been controversial for many years.

His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. 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. Nov 16, Joseph Pfeffer rated it it was amazing.

I strongly recommend that you read this mind-expanding book! Yet the book’s faux naif style succeeds in making it just as real as it was before Castaneda’s trickery was discovered. Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times. It seems to me that all the ideas in that book have been articulated a million times before, although in more individualized, artistic and passionate language.

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.

He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in While the books may misrepresent the Yaqui Nation and so be bad anthropology, they remain important and worth reading.

You might be pleasantly surprised at what you can accomplish. If so, some people who want to gain confidence in themselves might find the alternate perspectives in this book thought provoking.

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