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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Castaneda, as the researcher, placed himself at the center of his book, writing it from the point of view of his own reactions rather than laying out an ethnography. Russell nope this is the ixtlzn 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 …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.

Published February 1st by Washington Square Press first published The Don Juan series, of which Journey to Ixtlan is the central volume, were initially acclaimed as a breakthrough in anthropological field research.

Viaje a Ixtlan : Las Lecciones de Don Juan

Return to Book Page. Particularly given the primary viajd of questioning reality and the “phantoms” that populate it. After years of pursuit, Castaneda decides he is not ready to take this final leap. I looked up at the shelf, and there it was! The book takes an almost hypnotic hold on the reader, just as don Juan does on Carlos. There have been odd discussions about the truthfulness of of Castanedas books, about Don Juan and the experiences Castaneda describes.


The book is well-expressed, though the content is difficult to grasp. But, castanesa up to us, the reader, to make it our own, otherwise the value is meaningless.

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, ” Yes, it is that viajs of book.

He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in Yet the book’s faux naif style succeeds in making it just as real as it was before Castaneda’s trickery was discovered. Yet he is scorned by the very academics who once lionized him as revitalizing their profession.

In the book don Juan takes Carlos on these various degrees castanedda apprenticeshipin response to what he believes are signals from the phenomenological world, “The decision as to who can be a warrior and who can only be a hunter is not up to us. Refresh and try again.

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

Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. They demonstrate what a little character development can do ixylan a pedagogical tool for making metaphysics accessible and light. Quotes from Journey to Ixtlan. Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

It was the fictional journey of a sorcerer’s apprentice. Just didn’t click with me. Jun 30, Don R Spears rated it it was ok.

That dishonesty, and the consequent inaccuracies added to the body of anthropological work, and to the subject of metaphysics, has to be considered when reviewing Journey to Ixtlan or Castaenda’s other works 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. If you have read them and think they are phony, you may want to consider quieting your mind tonight when you lay down in bed, and try to find your hands in your dreams. On the other hand it gave me insight into how s people see alternate realities and how ordinary cause and effect are seen much differently by some people.


From Tales of Power on, I give the books five stars. Yes, I think the teachings are real.

Viaje a Ixtlán

The books and Castaneda, who rarely spoke in public about his work, have been controversial for many itlan. This is the Castaneda book that many of my friends say is their favorite. Nov 16, Joseph Pfeffer rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It can be a worthwhile read for some, if taken for what it is, and not for what it purports to be. So Castaneda and don Juan were discredited, and the man who had sold a total of something like 28 million books faded away. 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.

There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico. I took this book out of the library on a whim, because I like looking at different points viaj view.