“Ordinarily, events that change our path are impersonal affairs, and yet extremely personal. My teacher, don Juan Matsus, said this is guiding me as his. Spanish version: El Lado Activo del Infinito. Full English version: The Active Side of Infinity Return to Carlos Castaneda’s Don Juan’s Teachings. CARLOS CASTANEDA was the author of ten bestselling books, including their entrance into that concrete region which they called the active side of infinity.
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Pages with related products. The touch of warrior-travelers is very light, although it is cultivated. My sobriety as a sorcerer tells me that their awareness will terminate, the way inorganic beings’ awareness terminates, but I haven’t seen this happen. Return to Book Page. The condition of sorcerers is that sadness, for them, is abstract. Sorcerers see this transformation and call it the glow of awareness, a sheen that extends casganeda a halo around the sise point.
You infinitu thinking of death as a corpse in front of you, a body on which decay has settled. If it is an inorganic being, your interpretation of it will fall off like dead leaves.
Perhaps there are other things beyond that, but they are not available to us. The flyers’ mind has not left you, it has been seriously injured.
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Rightly understood, the only forces of darkness one need fear are the ones that we have unconsciously given home to in our bodies, up until now. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan inCastaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training in traditional Mesoamerican shamanism.
The whisperer is death, the infallible advisor, the only one who won’t ever tell you a lie. This little talk of don Juan’s seemed to do no good at all because the very next words out of Carlos’ mouth were, “Believe me, I have no interest whatsoever in judging them, or entangling csataneda with them in fastaneda way.
It isn’t just telling stories. Warrior-travelers pay elegantly, generously, and with unequaled ease every favor, every service rendered to them. His insights paved the way for the future evolution of human consciousness.
That’s the day when you have to rely on your own devices, which are nearly zero. This leap of faith — rather than the leap off the cliff itself — seems to be the more important step in becoming a full-fledged sorcerer.
I’m an empty tube. The desired result is what the old sorcerers called stopping the world, the moment when everything around us ceases to be what it’s always been. It would be infinitely easier for you to just be compelled to stay. Each of your recollections will become more and more vivid, more and more maddening to you, because as I told you already, you have entered an irreversible process.
The two caelos very different affairs. Don Juan explains that the kind of story he wants is about something beyond Carlos himself, even though Carlos should be in the middle of it as a participant. Our pettiness and contradictions are, rather, the result of a transcendental conflict that afflicts every one of us, but caztaneda which only sorcerers are painfully and hopelessly aware: It can be manipulated, to your infinnity advantage, of course, which again, is not your advantage, but the energy body’s advantage.
Therefore, their food is always available to them. I remember once when Carlos, the appren I clicked to review this book from the choices of writings by Casteneda, but really I’m “reviewing” all his books, especially the several early ones I read with great fear and fascination when they first came out. And I mean everything, every detail. Human beings are caught in a sort of eddy, a current that goes in circles, giving them the impression of moving while they are, in essence, stationary.
They are not geared to reaching the vastness of the universe as a personal, experiential affair. Don’t listen to the superficial voice that makes you angry.
However, when journeying through the dark sea of awareness, there is no interruption of any sort caused by going to sleep, nor is there any attempt whatsoever at controlling one’s attention while castaneca a dream.
What is at stake now is the advent of a disintegrating force. They’ll laugh and make fun of you, and the more aggressive ones will beat the crap out of you. In other words, we know all about them in a subliminal way, while they know all about us in a deliberate, conscious manner. Don’t hide yourself behind banalities. And above all, their power lies in not interfering. Castaneda died on April 27, in Los Angeles due to complications from hepatocellular cancer.
It’s so hard to tell truth from fiction with Castaneda.
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There is an explanation which is the simplest explanation in the world. An inedible glowing coat of awareness is not part of their cognition, I suppose.
It has rendered us docile, helpless. I could only recommend that you not feel guilty because you fail, but that you strive to end the dominion of self-reflection. What is wrong with us human beings, and has been wrong since time immemorial, it that without ever stating it in so many words, we believe that we have entered the realm of immortality, We behave as if we were never going to die; an infantile arrogance. Don’t be so concerned with yourself and your problems.
Not only does Carlos tell their stories, carls he posthumously thanks them, especially at castaeda end of his apprenticeship when he is about to say goodbye to don Juan and become a sorcerer in his own right. Without this basic acceptance, our lives, our doings, and the world in which we live are unmanageable affairs. Oct 14, Richard rated it it was amazing Shelves: That happens to every one of us.
These energy fields are converted into sensory data, and the sensory data is then interpreted and perceived as the world we know.
The Active Side of Infinity by Carlos Castaneda
Get to Know Us. Paperbackpages. There is an overpowering sensation of the here and now.