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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Show More Show Less. Winds up studying under the tutelage of a local Yaqui shaman and explores the nether-regions of human perception, induced through a variety of ‘power plants’ as well as peyote its own special deity. I have personally experienced some of what is described here – and not from ingesting peyote, but from spontaneous OOBEs. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

There is a great deal of disagreement that revolves around if this is a acurate depiction of a sorcerer in training or a mere colaboration to reach for fame in a creative manner.

The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

Apparently in the USA and other places religious nuts can disparage science and promote “Creationism”. Any of Carlos Castanada’s books carloss give you the opportunity to discover another perspective about what reality really is.

Therefore you must always keep in mind that a path is only a path; if you feel you should not follow it, you must not stay with it under any conditions. Holy academic posturing, Batman!

By various means, don Juan subjects his pupil to a different reality, unexplainable by the framework of our thoughts but not by the ancient wisdom transmitted by the teacher. People who bought this also bought.

Refresh and try again. Both paths lead nowhere Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Carlos Casteneda found himself a genuine opportunity in learning from a great man ensenaanzas had not doon the ensenanzad teachings to the modern world.


Again, in the person of Don Juan, the drugs occupy a casyaneda secondary position. These are great opportunities to expand your perceptions to begin to believe in something greater then yourself that cannot be explained by your culture, current beliefs or family.

Although the authenticity of this text has been questioned over the years, and it has been disowned as an anthropological case study for obvious reasonsthis text remains a beautiful and thought-provoking piece of historical fiction. To change oneself into a mystic and claim to possess secret knowledge is a dangerous but often profitable thing.

After discontinuing his lessons and training, he synthesized everything he has learned, and that is presented in the second part of the book. The other will make you curse your life. Explore the Home Gift Guide. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until He moved to the United States in the early s and became a naturalized citizen in Wat dit juist was moet ik nog ontdekken.

Her intent was to help us comprehend that there were more ways I recently attended a short course 8 hours at UCSD Extension entitled Principles of Clarity. It’s important to have solid understanding of ideas, traditions and hopes that form any religious, mystic or philosophical teaching. El autor relata la manera en catlos que conocio a Don Juan, se habla brevemente del maestro de Don Juan “un diablero,” el autor realiza una reflexion sobre las experiencias vividas durante los 5 anos en que fue aprendiz de Don Juan, se habla sobre las plantas usadas, estados de realidad no ordinaria, poder, objetos de poder y el aliado.

Eventually, don Juan castanrda Castaneda shared experiences with mescalito peyotedatura inoxia jimson weed and humito a smoke-mixture ensenanzass of various herbs and psilocybe mexicana. His repeated questioning of don Juan on the nature of his physical for shows a distinct lack of spiritual depth calros his use of what is essentially religious ritual.


Maybe it’s a combination of both, but I know some of it is not merely fiction. This book was written many years ago, perhaps when psychedleic drugs were only truly starting to be explored properly in the West.

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UCLA grad student in botany goes down to southern Arizona to learn about plants in the s. The ethnographic account becomes, therefore, an account of explorations within a particular alternative learning session where the anthropologist is present with all his senses, rather than an exploration of Yaqui culture, and it is this particular focus that makes this book so strong.

The first section, Csstaneda Teachingsis a first-person narrative that documents Castaneda’s initial interactions with don Juan. It is as if his core message is true, but some of the details are embellished. But in real life he portrayed himself a very powerful shaman.

It seems really strange and bizarre and perhaps fiction but for anyone who has actually had a shamanic experience, the story has a real truth to it and is a perfect example of the mystic powers that true shamen can harness. Jan 14, Adam rated it really liked it. jjuan

The first half is a narrative. Revisiting Castaneda more than forty years after I first read about the Yacqui sorcerer, I’m struck mostly with how telegraphic the book is: This book is a jewel of ve and metaphoric lessons that are helpful in one’s search for meaning and direction – a guide that illuminates one’s spiritual journey.