“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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The sorcerers of ancient Mexico saw the predator.

The Active Side of Infinity

I know that even though you have never suffered hunger you have food anxiety, which 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.

But since classifications never castanedaa as energy-giving affairs, they always remain like dead logs.

The practicalities casyaneda scientists are interested in are conducive to building more and more complex machines. It is guided by the purest sentiment, the sentiment of a warrior-traveler who is about to dive into infinity, and just before he does, he turns around to say thank you to those who favored him.

After you begin to classify anything, the classification becomes alive, and it rules you. There is an explanation which is the simplest explanation in the world. My steps and yours are guided by infinity. In this book written immediately before his czstaneda, 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.

What makes human beings into sorcerers is their capacity to perceive energy directly as it flows in the universe. Instead of a real person inside them, there was a bunch of stories about persons unknown.

From Library Journal Completed shortly before anthropologist-shaman Castaneda’s death in Aprilthis book serves as the fulfillment of a task his teacher, the Yaqui Indian sorcerer Don Juan Matus, gave him many years ago, when Castaneda was instructed to collect the significant events of his life. You have no time to lose. But something in you is severed forever. Here, though, he is not concerned with erasing his personal history, so he presents a lucid re-accounting of his most momentous experiences with Don Juan.


But not a force that is disintegrating you; I don’t mean it that way. For them, discipline is an art: You must say good-bye to them, for good. A nagual is empty. I am going to give the flyers’ mind, which you carry inside you, one more jolt. Whenever I tried to pin down the man in them, the real man, the way I could pinpoint the man in my father, the man in everybody I know, I found nothing. Let’s say that inner silence does it, following inexplicable ways, ways that cannot be understood, but only practiced.

They are not involved in sentimentalism, or nostalgia, or acfive.

If you are worth your salt, when you make your gift to them, you’ll sum up your entire life. The art of sorcery is to manipulate the assemblage point and make it change positions at will on the luminous spheres that human beings are.

Sorcerers say that it is a tremor in the air. It has never occurred to them that their fantasies have their origin in a subliminal knowledge that all of us have: The old sorcerers saw that at the moment of death, the dark sea of awareness sucked in, so to speak, through the assemblage point, the awareness of living creatures.

The Active Side of Infinity by Carlos Castaneda

The energy from our first cousins is a drag! It has rendered us docile, helpless. A Yaqui Way of Knowledge. One is our true mind, the product of all our life experiences, the one that rarely speaks xctive it has been defeated and relegated to obscurity.

An excellent read for people who are trying to grow spiritually.


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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Without this basic acceptance, our lives, our doings, and the world in which we live are unmanageable affairs. The first five books are essential reading in my opinion. You’re very sure of yourself, but you act as if you were insecure. It is carlps process that one can only re-discover by consciously identifying and un-learning things that one learned unconsciously along the way.

To ask other readers questions about The Active Side of Infinityplease sign up. At this time in your life, as a sorcerer, you easily lose your grip on your intinity awareness.

We have a predator that came from the depths of the cosmos and took over the rule of our lives. Another bright shiny new book that hasn’t most likely been read by me. The onfinity has no limits, and the possibilities at play in the universe at large are indeed incommensurable. In the continuation of the Rudolf Steiner quote from Lecture 10 abovehe said:.

Was Don Juan a real person or infinigy that was invented?

You need to become cognizant of some of the possibilities of journeying through the dark sea of awareness, and inner silence guides intent; a perennial force in the universe; to fulfill that need. Unless one wanted to be a sorcerer or a fully operational human being. It has a lot of parallels with some other writers I’ve been reading like gurdjieff. You have recapitulated your life thoroughly, but you are far from being free of indebtedness. The energy body is of key importance in whatever has been taking place in your life.

Sorcerers believe that as we recapitulate our lives, all the debris, as I told you, comes to the surface.