“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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I am not buying into everything he wrote or claimed that had happened to him, but his books do offer a certain view that begs further exploration as well as to serve as a reminder for me to return to the “warrior’s path. Above all, it is infonity an album of pictures made out of memories, the recollection of memorable events; memorable because they have a special significance in one’s life.

The Active Side of Infinity

activee They also saw that those energy fields arranged themselves into currents of luminous fibers, streams that are constant, perennial forces in the universe. It’s not difficult at all to enter into it, because man is a predator by nature. Someday, when you are ready, sit and brace yourself by propping your back against something. In this way they unburden themselves of everything superfluous.

Inner silence is the stand from which everything stems in sorcerer. In the case of the recapitulation, the secret option that only sorcerers take is to choose to enhance their true castaned.

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Our normal cognition requires a linear explanation in order to be satisfied, and linear explanations are not possible. If you only buy one Carlos Casteneda book – this is it. Solitude for me is psychological, of the mind. Most of them know only the behavioral pattern of self-reflection, which renders men weak and contorted. 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.

And they ensure, in this manner, a degree of security to act as a buffer against their fear. I have read many of the Castaneda books and enjoy their dark blend of humor and mystery. Your concern, as well as the concern of everyone you know or talk to, is the self.


What you should do, however, is to be prepared for the onslaughts of infinity. Any idiot can judge.

He said that what modern man referred to vaguely as life after death was, for those shamans, a concrete region filled to capacity with practical affairs of a different order than the practical affairs of daily life, yet bearing a similar functional practicality.

Focus your attention on the fleeting shadows that you actually see. Always look at the man who is involved in a tug of war with you. There’s nothing that you and I can do about it.

I know that even though you have never infinoty hunger you have food anxiety, csrlos is none other than the anxiety of the predator who fears that any moment now its maneuver is going to be uncovered and food is going to be denied. Average people do it, acstaneda they don’t realize that they’re doing it because they are not conscious of the existence of a twin world.

It cannot be taken as a curse or a blessing. You have arrived, by your effort alone, to what the shamans of ancient Mexico called the topic of topics. That is what inner silence does. The old sorcerers believed it was the dominion of the different parts of the body that ruled the moods and the actions of the total body; parts that become dysfunctional dreg the rest of cqstaneda body to chaos, such as, for instance, when you yourself get sick from eating junk.

Every one of us, young and old alike, is making figures in front of a mirror in one way or another. He told me what I already knew: It has rendered us docile, helpless.

When you can see from inner silence, the predator may appear as a gigantic shadow, leaping in the air and then landing with a silent thud. Those luminous filaments act on man as an organism.

Let’s say that the organic and inorganic beings of our twin worlds are the children of two sisters who live next door to each other. It is smaller, more compact, and of heavier appearance than the luminous sphere of the physical body. Those reactions seem to be sort of fogged up by the language they speak, but if we scrape that off, vastaneda are exactly the same reactions that besiege every human being on Earth.


The Active Side of Infinity: Carlos Castaneda: : Books

I felt like I had to push myself to read it, but at the same time, I liked it when I read aactive. In this book written immediately before his death, anthropologist and shaman Carlos Castaneda gives us his most autobiographical and intimately revealing work ever, the fruit of a lifetime of experience and perhaps the most moving volume in his oeuvre. It must stem from nothing, and go back again to nothing.

The old sorcerers called these kinds of inorganic beings the allies. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In time, this lavender brushstroke starts to expand until it covers the visible horizon, like advancing storm clouds. Watch the scenery around us: For them, the option is pertinent and od. I told him csstaneda it was easy for him or anyone else to say actvie, but to carry it our was another matter, and that my tribulations were insoluble because they originated in the incapacity of my fellow men to be consistent.

Books by Carlos Castaneda. Lost mine in a recent boating incident. A warrior-traveler who doesn’t underestimate or overestimate anything. The predators ‘ mind is baroque, contradictory, morose, filled with the fear of being discovered any minute now. You’re not seeing anything. The backbone of a warrior-traveler is humbleness and efficiency, acting without expecting anything and withstanding anything that lies ahead of him.

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