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Las ensenanzas de Don Juan: una forma yaqui de conocimiento, es un libro escrito por Carlos Castaneda. Se publico por primera vez en en ingles y en . The Teachings of Don Juan has ratings and reviews. I am going to give the same review to all the Carlos Castaneda books I read in that series. therefore, it seems unreal. CARLOS CASTANEDA (From The Eagle’s Gift; prologue) us to the point of exhaustion. before we open ourselves to it. DON JUAN.

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The story of Castaneda’s remarkable spiritual journey–in which he becomes the apprentice of a Yaqui shaman and spiritual warrior named Don Juan–is a quest to become a “man of knowledge”. Maybe you had to be there and it no doubt helped being stoned smile. Please try again later.

I thank him as a student would thank a teacher with deep love and gratitude for his contribution to greater consciousness for us all. Normally teachings that involve drugs bother me to no end. The second half is Castaneda’s attempt at analyzing the whole thing and trying to come off as academic which was a great bore. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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Ah, teacher, listen to yourself and beware of the delusions of power: This book casaneda the spirituality of Coehlo’s The Pilgrimmage though more believable because of the use of psychotropics – i couldn’t finish that one and the mind-bending trips of Wolf’s ‘The Electric Koolaid Acid Test.

Essential reading for any deep thinker and open-minded person who has experienced “non-ordinary realities. The self-confidence huan the warrior is not the self-confidence of the average man.


I admit to being totally sucked in castanedw the stories. He speaks of his encounters with Mescalito a teaching spirit inhabiting all peyote plantsdivination with lizards and flying using the ” yerba del diablo ” lit.

The ‘leap of faith’ that they took was believing that the plants, which were highly personified into allies and teachers, could be used for magical purposes. All I know is much of what is in these books works. Also, I couldn’t figure out how to unlock the caxtaneda out of my apartment so I went back to bed.

Las Ensenanzas De Don Juan

Supporters claim the books are either true or at least valuable works of philosophy and descriptions of practices, which enable an increased awareness. In the words of one former Jkan initiate: To have such clarity you must lead a disciplined life. They strike me as a great form of laziness, which would be fine if they were more effective than they are. Una Realidad Aparte Spanish Edition.

The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

After the first carkos pages, his everyday accounts become disengaged from UCLA graduate student juaj, and except for a few moments such as when he thinks about Georg Simmelthe reader does not glimpse any trace of his prior history.

At any rate, this is a wonderful book. I truly think I would need to read it study it! It is Carlos Casteneda’s seminal work and in my opinion is a work of art.

Back then they were classifed as nonfiction. This was the first book I read that started me on the path to greater consciousness. The eradication of shamen and ancient belief systems by the rapidly advancing modern society, perhaps makes the mere existence of such wise teachers, an absolute rarity today.


Ebsenanzas books in the series.

Apr 07, Eleanor rated it it was amazing Shelves: Pretty scary and wasn’t cool anymore after the books were written, how disillusioned he was until the time of his death. Each of these books will have this introduction bracketed and italicized when I add a more specific commentary regarding the individual entry. Perhaps a very aggressive book club might want to take it on.

Having had a few experiences with this realm myself, I definitely agree with Castaneda that these are real places and real events that one experiences.

Apparently in the USA and other places religious nuts can disparage science and promote “Creationism”. The first half of this book goes into the efforts of trust and s I loved this book but once I researched the author a little more, I found his cult like theories to be weird and creepy. This is not unique to the Yaqui, as cultures around the world have used plants for spiritual means, witchcraft, wizardry, healing, divination, etc.

Lists with This Book. The second section, the structural analysis of Castaneda’s anthropological study, was so full of technical jargon as to be nearly unreadable. Lately, they say they are fiction. It was good for the first twenty or so pages, but eventually i got sick of it. Yet as a work castsneda non-fiction, Castaneda’s exploration of hallucinogens and spirituality suffers from several major defects.