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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Books by Carlos Itlan. It is in this wonderful story czrlos Carlos introduces many concepts, or rather elucidates on many concepts, which Don Juan had introduced since their initial encounter; not-doing, stopping the world, living as a warrior, and dreaming. Jul 17, Aaron Dennis rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. Moehringer appeared in the Los Angeles Times. They’re not the most sophisticated works on various philosophical concepts, but they’re an entertaining overview for novices.

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

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An older friend of mine recommended it to me. It is looking for Carlos. Want to Read saving…. That world, Castaneda and his world, are phantoms. I was travelling to Brooklyn, by bus, one hour each way; so I needed a book to pass the time. Academic critics claim the books are works of fiction, citing the books’ internal contradictions, discrepancies between the books and anthropological data, alternate sources for Castaneda’s detailed knowledge of shamanic practices and lack of corroborating evidence.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. We become part of it. His 12 books have sold more than 8 million copies in 17 languages.

Quotes from Journey to Ixtlan. 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 Iixtlan.

The book takes an almost hypnotic hold on the reader, just as don Juan does on Carlos.

Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

Terror is about a decision to let go of what one loves, what q familiar, and to carloss the leap to the ineffable, to the true reality. Throughout the book Castaneda portrays himself as skeptical and reserved in his explanations of the phenomena at hand, but by the end of the book Castaneda’s rationalist worldview is seen to be breaking down in the face of an onslaught of experiences that he is unable to explain logically.

In my opinion I don’t care wether the stories are bogus or true.

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 that’s how Castaneda struck me. While the books may misrepresent the Yaqui Nation and so be bad anthropology, they remain important and worth reading.


Viaje a Ixtlán

Well, almost 10 years has it been now, since I read this book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is about an alleged apprenticeship to the Yaqui “shaman,” Don Juan.

Journey to Ixtlan became his UCLA doctoral dissertation, and was the most noted book of the series because in it Carlos turns away from psychedelic plants and follows Don Juan as his apprentice. En ese sentido, el lector ya sabe a lo que se atiene.

Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok. A fabulous book in terms of starting one’s journey.

In Journey cwrlos Ixtlan Castaneda essentially reevaluates the teachings up to that point. 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.

Books by Carlos Castaneda. A friend of mine, someone I’ve always admired, recently recommended this book along with several others. He is not much read any more, though all his books remain in print. Jul 01, Lauren rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: