Separate Reality by CARLOS CASTANEDASeparate Reality by CARLOS CASTANEDA

Separate Reality


Paperback | August 1, 1991

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"A man of knowledge is free...he has no honor, no dignity, no family, no home, no country, but only life to be lived." --don Juan

In 1961 a young anthropologist subjected himself to an extraordinary apprenticeship to bring back a fascinating glimpse of a Yaqui Indian's world of "non-ordinary reality" and the difficult and dangerous road a man must travel to become "a man of knowledge." Yet on the bring of that world, challenging to all that we believe, he drew back.
Then in 1968, Carlos Castaneda returned to Mexico, to don Juan and his hallucinogenic drugs, and to a world of experience no man from our Western civilization had ever entered before.
Every aspect of Carlos Castaneda's life, from his literary credibility and marital history to his place of birth and circumstances of death, are shrouded in mystery. Born Carlos Aranha, Castaneda graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in the mid-1960s, and soon after he published the first of eight best-selling nove...
Title:Separate RealityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.25 × 5.31 × 0.8 inPublished:August 1, 1991Publisher:Washington Square PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0671732498

ISBN - 13:9780671732493

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seperate Reality I read these series of books 40 years ago and loved them then. I am rediscovering them now and am finding them even more fascinating and insightful than I remembered.
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In The Teachings of Don Juan Castaneda published the account of his five-year apprenticeship to the Yaqui Indian Sorcerer don Juan. Now, in A Separate Reality, Castaneda tells how he returned to Mexico, to don Juan, and to a world of experience no man from Western Civilization had entered before. It is a fascinating journey into the heart of magic readers will not forget

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