The Wheel Of Time

The Shamans Of Mexico Their Thoughts About Life Death And The Universe

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About The Book

World-renowned bestselling author Carlos Castaneda's Selection of his wrtings on the shamans of ancient Mexico.

Originally drawn to Yaqui Indian spiritual leader don Juan Matus for his knowledge of mind-altering plants, bestselling author Carlos Castaneda soon immersed himself in the sorcerer’s magical world entirely. Ten years after his first encounter with the shaman, Castaneda examines his field notes and comes to understand what don Juan knew all along—that these plants are merely a means to understanding the alternative realities that one cannot fully embrace on one’s own. In Journey to Ixtlan, Carlos Castaneda introduces readers to this new approach for the first time and explores, as he comes to experience it himself, his own final voyage into the teachings of don Juan, sharing with us what it is like to truly “stop the world” and perceive reality on his own terms.

About The Author

Born in 1925 in Peru, anthropologist Carlos Castaneda wrote a total of 15 books, which sold 8 million copies worldwide and were published in 17 different languages. In his writing, Castaneda describes the teaching of Don Juan, a Yaqui sorcerer and shaman. His works helped define the 1960's and usher in the New Age movement. Even after his mysterious death in California in1998, his books continue to inspire and influence his many devoted fans.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Washington Square Press (January 2001)
  • Length: 304 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743412803

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"Extraordinary in every sense of the word."

– The New York Times

"An unparalleled breakthrough... Remarkable

– Los Angeles Times

"Hypnotic reading."

– Chigago tribune

"It is impossible to view the world in quite the same way."

– Chicago Tribune

"Excquisite... Stunning... Fresh, unexpected visions with the logic of dreams."

– Detroit Free Press

"Taken together [Castaneda's books] form a work among the best that the science of anthropology has produced."

– The New York Times Book Review

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