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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Viaje a Ixtlán

His antics and personality are so like myself that I cannot help but love the character. A lot of authors, religious authorities and messianic “teachers” have enriched themselves by tapping into our need to be part of something bigger, and in the end carlso how Castaneda struck me. From Tales of Power on, I give the books five stars.

The Teachings of Don Crlos 1 – 10 of 12 books. It’s hard to set all this aside while reading Journey to Ixtlan. It is about an alleged apprenticeship to the Yaqui “shaman,” Don Juan.

The Don Juan series, of which Journey to Ixtlan is the central volume, were initially acclaimed as a breakthrough in anthropological field research. He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in 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. The wind can follow one, make one tired or even kill one. 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.

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


On the other hand it gave me insight into how some people see alternate realities and how ordinary cause and effect oxtlan seen much differently by some people. Want to Read saving…. Castaneda describes his journey as an average guy through different spiritual rituals and experiences, as he is taught by Don Juan about the shamanistic view of life.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Whatever genre Journey to Ixtlan fits into, or if it fits into none at all, it’s a life changing read.

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He has a conversation with a coyote who speaks both English and Spanish! No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Cadlos book is well-expressed, though the content is difficult to grasp.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan

A hunter should know the routines of his prey and, most importantly, have no routines oneself. Well, since you can’t be excited after explaining everything you have done, you lie in order to keep viajr.

I really appreciated the fact that he disregarded his original emphasis on the significance of ixttlan drugs in the teachings of Don Juan and really focused more on the changing of one’s consciousness without using drugs. This is an amazing book. This is a tough one for me!

Viaje a Ixtlan : Carlos Castaneda :

Castaneda was a graduate student studying Anthropology and was doing his thesis on Mexican Shaman and their use of regional plants and herbs to induce psychotropic effects in an attempt to cure people of vaije illnesses. There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico.

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Just didn’t click with me. The book can be a good passageway to realize that the world is more than our rationalistic eyes are used to conceive.


That decision is in the realm of the powers that guide men. See 1 question about Journey to Ixtlan…. Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times. Yes, it is that kind of book. I have read all of Castenedas books and this is the one you should start with.

I told my friend and he said, “It’s that kind of book. Furthermore, Carlos Castaneda consistently claimed this set of books to be true.

Books by Carlos Castaneda. View all 6 comments. Other books in the series. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness. Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer.

This book moved me. 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.

Anyone looking for answers to life’s little mysteries. The first three books tell the same story, but Ixtlan gets it right and you miss little of importance from the first two books. Sandra marked it as to-read Dec 25, Retrieved from ” https: Want to Read saving….