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. Booktopia has Viaje a Ixtlan, Las Lecciones de Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda. Buy a discounted Paperback of Viaje a Ixtlan online from Australia’s leading.

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I’ve classed this volume as psychology [one could also, legitimately, class them as religion or as fiction] because so much ixtlaan its content has to do with what we conventionally call “altered states” and relegate to psychologists.

But, it’s up to us, the reader, to make it our own, otherwise the value is meaningless. Lists with This Book. Is it imperative to read the first two in the trilogy?

Jul 17, Aaron Dennis rated it it was amazing. It is about an alleged apprenticeship to the Yaqui “shaman,” Don Juan. This book changed my life and I look forward to reading the rest that follow.

Other books in the series. Don Juan is compelling enough, as are the ideas peppered throughout the books, that it doesn’t matter whether he was ever real or not. Views Read Edit View history. Although, I was, as I am sure many readers would be, torn as to how much of this story to believe actually happened. Lists with This Book. Return to Book Page.

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The wisdom and knowledge of Don Juan is a priceless gift iztlan all of us warriors on the path of knowledge and the books are page turners of the first order. This is a tough one for me!

They’re not the most sophisticated works on various philosophical concepts, but they’re an entertaining overview for novices. Some read on to A Separate Reality. One can erase personal history by not revealing what one really does, and by leaving everyone who knows one well.


This for me is always a good si This is the first in a series of books which Castaneda wrote after he realized that his prior emphasis on psychotropic drugs was a misleading and “erroneous” means of conveying the lessons he gained from his apprenticeship with don Juan. The line-per-line prose writing style of this books is of poor quality.

Return to Book Page. I was 16, when I read the jxtlan and I loved the way Don Juan perceives the Well, almost 10 years has it been now, since I read this book.

Retrieved from ” https: In my opinion I don’t care wether the stories are bogus or true. Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok.

His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages. Beyond that, however, I’ve had a couple of auditions hearing voices which weren’t coming from anyone another in the room would have hearda rather unpleasant hallucinatory episode and at least two induced breakthroughs to domains radically different than this one I’m typing in–all of which felt realer-than-real.

I began reading with few expectations and progressed with delight at how engrossed I became.

Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

There is only time for decisions. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Russell nope this is the best of all of them and he includes a lot of necessary background information as he jxtlan the story, but I do 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.

Open Preview See a Problem? The book is full of incomprehensible statements and alternate ways of looking at reality which are difficult to understand–at least this was my experience. The book shows a progression between different states of learning, from hunterto warriorto man of knowledge or sorcererthe difference said to be one of skill level and the type of thing hunted, ” If we follow the second and erase personal history, we create a fog around us, a very exciting and mysterious state in which nobody knows where the rabbit will pop out, not even ourselves.


This for me is always a good sign! Published February 1st by Washington Square Press first published Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer.

Viaje a Ixtlán

My basic assumption in both books has been that the articulation points in learning to be a sorcerer were the states of nonordinary reality produced by the ingestion of psychotropic plants When he realized all the real information that he had discarded which were the core teachings of Don Juan he wrote this book. This is the Castaneda book that many of my friends say is their favorite. I told my friend and he said, “It’s that kind of book.

This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat It is books like this that I really enjoy finding. Well, almost 10 years has it been now, since I read this book.

Books by Carlos Castaneda. What is interesting about Castaneda, however, is that, for him, it is not so much a drug-disordered state of mind creating hallucinations as an entry into other worlds. Nonetheless, there’s a lot of charm to Journey, in terms of what he writes about. He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in The journey to Ixtlan is not for the weak.