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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Either way, this was not anthropology.

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 viajee deal about altered states of consciousness. It is looking for Carlos.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 caelos looking at different points of view.

Taken just as it is, Journey to Ixtlan is a read of many rewards. This and its follow-up book Tales of Power changed my life when I read them in my mids It was the fictional journey of a sorcerer’s apprentice. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Castaexa argumento sigue siendo el mismo: A hunter should know the routines of his prey and, most importantly, have no routines oneself. In his later years, Carlos Castaneda became the leader of his own cult, something of a Jim Jones figure, a man who apparently induced several women to kill themselves just after Carlos himself died.


Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok. Return to Book Page. I also found myself laughing out loud at various times throughout this book.

His antics and personality are so like myself that I cannot help but castaedda the character. The drug bent to me seems just a way to lend his descriptions some plausibility for the reader until the reader gets far enough along to consider that altered states may indeed be achievable — even unavoidable — when stone cold sober.

Aug 01, Syl Sabastian rated it it was amazing.

Viaje a Ixtlán: las lecciones de don Juan

The book is full of incomprehensible statements and alternate ways of looking at reality which are difficult carols understand–at least this was my experience. I also refuse to call this “nonfiction”. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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

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

Whatever genre Viajee to Ixtlan fits into, or if it fits into none at all, it’s a life changing read. 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. 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.


This third installment really filled in the gaps of the first two books with Don Juan.

Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda

He learns the gait of power and the tricky art of not-doing. In other words, the other worlds are real–indeed, they are truer in the sense of being more meaningful than the quotidian routines of our normal lives. Las misteriosas lecciones resultantes son aplicadas de un modo tan poco convencional que provocan la curiosidad inmediata el lector 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 va This is the second book in the series written by Carlos Castaneda.

There have been odd discussions about the istlan of of Castanedas books, about Don Juan and the experiences Castaneda describes.

In here you will get an idea of what it is like to be a sorcerer, hunter and warrior. It’s hard to set all this aside while reading Journey to Ixtlan.

Journey to Ixtlan

Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due castadea complications from hepatocellular cancer. Apr 16, Sam Rosenthal rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again.