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Wheel Of Time: The Shamans Of Mexico Their Thoughts About Life Death And The Universe
     

Wheel Of Time: The Shamans Of Mexico Their Thoughts About Life Death And The Universe

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by Carlos Castaneda
 

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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

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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.

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"Hypnotic reading."
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"It is impossible to view the world in quite the same way."
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"Excquisite... Stunning... Fresh, unexpected visions with the logic of dreams."
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"Taken together [Castaneda's books] form a work among the best that the science of anthropology has produced."
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Praise for the groundbreaking work of bestselling author Carlos Castaneda

"Extraordinary in every sense of the word."

"An unparalleled breakthrough... Remarkable

"Hypnotic reading."

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

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

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

NY Times Book Review
We are incredibly fortunate to have Carlos Castaneda's books. Taken together they form a work among the best that the science of anthropology has produced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743412803
Publisher:
Washington Square Press
Publication date:
01/02/2001
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
160,868
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.80(d)

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Carlos Castaneda is one of the most profound and infuential thinkers of this century. His insights are paving the direction for the future evolution of human consciousness. We should all be deeply indebted to him.

Meet 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.

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