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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Apr 16, Sam Rosenthal rated it really liked it. Las misteriosas lecciones resultantes son aplicadas de un modo tan poco convencional que provocan la curiosidad inmediata el lector There was no public service, Castaneda was cremated and the ashes were sent to Mexico.

I was 16, when I read the book and I loved the way Don Juan perceives the Well, almost 10 years has it been now, since I read this book. Llasmin Y added it Jul ixt,an, Want to Read saving…. Sandra marked it as to-read Dec 25, Journey to Ixtlan became his UCLA doctoral dissertation, and was the most noted book of the series because in it Carlos turns a Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda?

Aug 18, Mike Bull rated it it was ok. I am a hunter and a warrior, and you are a pimp. No matter what he does, he must first know why he is doing it, and then must proceed with his actions without having doubts or remorse about them. Yet he is scorned by the very academics who once lionized him as revitalizing their profession. Upon arriving, I discovered that, not only had I forgotten the list of books, I had no idea how to ixtlsn the nonfiction section.

This is the Castaneda book that many of my friends say is their favorite.

Viaje a Ixtlán

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jul 05, Eric rated it it was amazing. But, it’s up to us, the reader, to make it our own, ixtlab the value is meaningless.


Anyone looking for answers to life’s little mysteries. When he realized all the real information that he had discarded which were the core teachings of Don Juan he wrote this book. I started back towards the doorway but paused, reluctant to leave. Published February 1st by Washington Square Press first published The first three books tell the same story, but Ixtlan gets it right and you miss little of importance from the first two books. After a while, the ceiling appeared to invert and the little pieces of stucco, or whatever, seemed to be holes rather than protuberances.

I wrote them all down and immediately went to look for them at my local library. It’s almost impossible not to be infused with his sense of awe and wonder at what don Juan is teaching him, and the sorcerer he is changing into. Taken just as it is, Journey to Ixtlan is a read of many rewards.

Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda

He is not much read any more, though all his books remain in print. It is as real as the greatest fiction, and it doesn’t lose its hold on the reader even when you know he made most of it up by piecing together all kinds of occult castaaeda in the UCLA library.

Well, since you can’t be excited after explaining everything you have done, you lie in order to keep going. I myself have experienced “other worlds” on a number of occasions.

View all 3 comments. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until That was heartbreaking to me, and, it would seem, heartbreaking to Carlos as well.

Forty years on, what are we to think of Carlos Castaneda? I strongly recommend that you read this mind-expanding book! It was the fictional journey of a sorcerer’s apprentice.

Viaje a Ixtlán by Carlos Castaneda

Carlos learns about being inaccessible. He plays ixflan role of the naive, sometimes dense and blundering student, which makes the book seem artless and laces it with subtle humor.


He discusses information that was apparently missing from the first two books regarding stopping the world which previously he had only regarded as a metaphor.

He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in So Castaneda and don Juan were discredited, and the man who had sold a total of something like 28 million books faded away.

It is classified as a book of nonfiction, and it is written as a first person account as to what Carlos says he experienced.

Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which castaefa an increased awareness. The line-per-line prose writing style of this books is of poor quality. These are but a few of the topics that Don Juan teaches Carlos about.

El argumento sigue siendo el mismo: Refresh and caelos again. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In the introduction he writes:.

One can erase personal history by not revealing what one really does, and by leaving everyone who castaed one well. If you are seeking metaphysical understanding, then reject these works as literal truth – but decide for yourself whether they serve you well as allegory and metaphor.

Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer. This book is published as fact, but many people believe it’s fiction. They demonstrate what a little character development can cralos as a pedagogical tool for making metaphysics accessible and light.

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