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. 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 Journey to Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda introduces readers to this new approach for the first time and explores, as he comes to experience it.

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There’s nothing more exciting than coming to the realization that the world around us is a wonderful and mysterious place and that we are all connected Anyone looking for answers to life’s car,os mysteries. This author wrote other similar books; for me however, one was enough.

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 caetaneda 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.

Even after his mysterious death in California in, his books continue to inspire and influence his many devoted fans.

Apr 18, Juliana rated it really liked it. Particularly given the primary theme of questioning reality and the “phantoms” that populate it. This is an amazing book. The wind can follow ixtln, make one tired or even kill one. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

We are all so very different and unique that nothing is truly the same for any us. This is a tough one for me! Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok. Although, I was, as I am sure many readers would be, torn as to journeu much of this story to believe actually happened.

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June 4, Whispersync for Voice: Once the real world is accessed, one cannot go home again. No trivia or quizzes yet. If you plan on reading these books, start with the Yaqui Way of Life, which is the first book and be prepared to be engrossed in Don Juan’s teachings.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It is about an alleged apprenticeship to the Yaqui “shaman,” Don Juan. A fascinating book unlike any other. However…well, there’s a lot of fantastic magic that takes place in front of this eye-witness.

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. My favourite of Carlos’ books. One can caelos personal history by not revealing what one really does, and by leaving everyone who knows one well.

Carlos Castaneda’s Journey to Ixtlan

Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. 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.

Ixtlan is a hard-to-describe mystical or maybe even magical state obtained only by a few. A fabulous book in terms of starting one’s journey. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I also refuse to call this “nonfiction”. To arrive at that being is the not-doing of the self.


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.

Journey to Ixtlan

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. His antics and personality are so like myself that I cannot help but love the character. If he succeeds in his hunting he becomes ixtlaan man of knowledge. I’ve classed this volume as psychology [one could also, legitimately, class them as religion or as fiction] because so much of its content has to do with what we conventionally call “altered states” and relegate to psychologists.

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You might be pleasantly surprised at what you can accomplish. The line-per-line prose writing style of this books is of poor quality. Cancel anytime and keep all your audiobooks. Lists with This Book.

I was 16, when I read the book and I loved the way Tk Juan perceives the Well, almost 10 years has it been now, since I read this book.

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