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The Teachings of Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda

Updated: Feb 21

1984 by George Orwell

The Teachings of Don Juan

by Carlos Castaneda

Is a groundbreaking work that explores the author's encounters with the Yaqui shaman, Don Juan Matus. In his diary, Castaneda recounts his transformative journey into the world of shamanism, detailing profound lessons on perception, reality, and the mysticism of the ancient Toltec traditions.

This book challenges conventional thinking and invites readers to explore the realms of heightened awareness and spiritual enlightenment.


Genre: Spiritual / Shamanism

Year Published: 1968.

Country: USA / MEX.




About the Author:

Carlos Castaneda (1925-1998) was an American anthropologist and author, best known for his controversial and influential works on shamanism and mysticism. Born in Peru, Castaneda gained fame through his series of books, starting with "The Teachings of Don Juan." These writings detailed his experiences with the Yaqui Indian shaman, Don Juan Matus, and explored themes of consciousness, perception, and spiritual transformation.

Castaneda's works sparked both admiration and skepticism, contributing to discussions on the nature of reality and the role of traditional indigenous wisdom in the modern world.


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