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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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. I couldn’t decide if he’s either really dense or just too westernized to see anything beyond his daily comprehension.

Carlos Casteneda found himself a genuine opportunity in learning from a great man who had not abandonned the ancient teachings to the modern world. The Teachings of Don Juan: Shodno tome, 4 zvezdice.

Date is a guess. One makes for a joyful journey; as long as you follow it, you are one with it. Whether or not Castaneda was ac This is about the author’s Castaneda journey in his pursuit to be a man of knowledge. The trouble is nobody asks the question; when a man finally realizes castaheda he has taken a path without a heart, the path is ready to kill him.

Las Ensenanzas de Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda (3 star ratings)

Ennsenanzas haven’t read the others, but I like Whoa. Perhaps the most glaring of these involves the description of Don Juan as a “Yaqui sorcerer,” despite the fact that the actual Yaqui culture of Mexico is absolutely nothing like that described by Castaneda.


But your decision to keep on a path or to leave it must be free of fear or ambition. What would have been more interesting would have been if Castaneda dln more light on what he believed he had experienced.

Most grow out of this kind of thing, and see it as fantasy even when enjoying it. Enaenanzas it as ma Spiritual learning and hallucinations in the desert. 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 The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, juab an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or as a curse.

Mis saludos para todos, Gaby. If the answer is no, you will know it, and then you must choose another path. I recommend the book to anyone interested in shamanism.

Does this path have a heart? Second, Don Juan is a trickster and appears to be tripping up Casteneda in every way possible.

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The author spends about four years on and off as an apprentice, proving unable to make sense of his spiritual apprenticeship by interpreting subjective, qualitative, intangible, surreal and highly symbolic experiences and teachings through an academic, non-Yaqui lens.

Although Castaneda is rightly criticized for misrepresenting his work to the UCLA faculty of anthropology, the first three books still bear reading for his compelling descriptions ensenanzxs altered states of consciousness.

El Silencio Interno Spanish Edition. But the descriptions of “non-ordinary reality” were oftentimes so bizarre that they sounded fake to me.

Paperbackpages. Academic critics claim the books are works of fiction, citing the books’ internal contradictions, discrepancies between the books and law data, alternate sources for Castaneda’s detailed knowledge of shamanic practices and lack of corroborating evidence.


I am not really sure what I think of this book. You have to work hard even to take it. Foremost, most of the drug experiences are terrible, and are used for specific teaching purposes, usually some form of power.

It goes like this: 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.

One of the most demanding aspects of that experience was the utilization of hallucinatory plants, seeds, and mushrooms that are commonly used by a Yaqui shaman to gain the knowledge and understanding associated with a man in the Yaqui culture.

A path without a heart is never enjoyable. Nov 01, g rated it really liked it Shelves: You have to work hard even to take it. The book is divided into two castqneda.

Tu vas a tener que leerlo para dar tu opinion. Only then will you know that any path is only a path and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what ensenanzqs heart tells you to do.

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. A path without a heart is never enjoyable.