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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As a means The discussions on whether this book is fiction or non-fiction are rather futile, and prevent the reader from engaging with it more closely. Quotes from The Teachings of Trivia About The Teachings of He is still attached to the calendar, and notes the date for each of his diary entries; yet, his sleep patterns transform, his capacity to judge durations is hindered, and the reader does not care for the dates of his entries anymore.

This kind of rubbish is similar to Isis warped extremism but the nuts don’t see this. Want to Read saving….

To change oneself into a mystic and claim to possess secret knowledge is a dangerous but often profitable thing. Not recommended for enlightenment or even a good read.

Het is een verdienstelijke poging drugservaringen proberen materieel voor te stellen, maar de abstracties liggen voor mij nog net iets te ver uit elkaar om er ook iets aan te hebben. He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in The author, Carlos Castaneda, meets Don Juan and embarks on a 5 year “voyage” with him in which he progressively learns more and more of the Yaqui Way.

Every Seeker has at some point experienced an unexplainable moment. Castaneda no doubt spent a great deal of time in the Mexican Southwest and in this novel he recounts his first years under the tutelage of Don Juan, a Yaqui “brujo” or sorcerer.


I have had out of body experiences and know firsthand that our physical reality is not the only one. Para la gente interesada en el misticismo producido por alucinogenos, el libro es tambien un acierto.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. It could also have enzenanzas called Mindfulness if that term is more useful to you in envisioning the nature of the course. Como novela el libro es un acierto.

Once, after being told that a certain drug enesnanzas make its adherents fly, young Castaneda asks if he would fly if he was chained to a boulder. In this learning process, the narrator portrays himself as a curious young man, and suspends any judgment on the Yaqui way of knowledge.

A Yaqui Way of Knowledge.

Castaneda, in his quest to learn about drugs and their effects seems at times juvenile, like any college kid who is going out of his way to “expand his mind”. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I will not for a moment suggest that I have a comprehension of this text beyond a superficial reading.

The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge by Carlos Castaneda

This part was great. Upon what standard of “truth” can his view be “wrong”? He talks a lot about concensus of experience at the end, but there’s no la really in the book for if his experiences are typical or not. Clarity Clarity’s downside is that it blinds by forcing a man to never doubt Somewhat interesting, however these experiences can also be attained through meditation and introspection alone.

The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

The range of psychedelics encountered are followed up in the book, after consumption, with vivid detail of the accompanying experiences. Ho letto Castaneda tanti anni fa, come parte delle classiche esperienze adolescenziali dell’epoca in cui ero adolescente, e avrei considerata chiusa la pratica se non fosse stato per il gruppo di lettura che coordino per conto della biblioteca del mio paese.


But your decision to keep on a path or to leave it must be free of fear or ambition. However, such a doubt is irrelevant to me. Despite these problems, and the fact that he might have made the whole thing up, it is a valuable book for anyone interested in the use of entheogens in ancient as well as modern cultures.

It purports to document the events that took place during an apprenticeship with a self-proclaimed Yaqui Indian Sorcerer, don Juan Matus from Sonora, Mexico between and From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Las Ensenanzas De Don Juan by Castaneda, Carlos

I don’t feel that way any longer. I read the first book when 19 years old, without any other readings of Mexican, Toltec, shamanic or anthropological studies. Showing of 7 reviews. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Jun 03, Michael Lassoff rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: And as an anthropologist, shouldn’t Castaneda have made more of the sexist gender norms that pervade much of his benefactor’s teachings?

May 22, Jetska Kahanek rated it liked it. He meets a shaman who teaches him the method in which to use peyote and discovers the powers of shamanism. Tu vas a tener que leerlo para dar tu opinion.

They are paths going through the bush, or into the bush. In the Islamic world they only have the Koran with obvious results. If you google him you will find cult following, site after sites.