Influential Past Teachers

Articles for Shamanism

Seeing Castaneda

12/72 SAM KEEN: As I followed don Juan through your three books, I suspected, at times, that he was the creation of Carlos Castaneda. He is almost to good to be true–a wise old Indian whose knowledge of human nature is superior to almost everybody’s. 

You Only Live Twice

by Bruce Wagner : With his vision of a separate reality, Carlos Castaneda transfixed a generation. In a rare interview, the legendary sorcerer talks to Bruce Wagner about don Juan, freedom, dreaming, and death-and the funny things that happen on the way to infinity.