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By Carlos Castaneda

Carlos Castaneda takes the reader into the very middle of sorcery, not easy either mind's eye and cause, shaking the very foundations of our trust in what's "natural" and "logical."

His panorama is stuffed with terrors and mysterious forces, as sharply etched as a flash of lightning at the deserts and mountains the place don Juan takes him to pursue the sorcerer’s knowledge—the wisdom that it's the Eagle that provides us, at our births, a spark of information, that it expects to reclaim on the finish of our lives and which the sorcerer, via his self-discipline, fights to keep. Castaneda describes how don Juan and his get together, left thisworld—"the warriors of don Juan’s celebration had stuck me for an everlasting speedy, sooner than they vanished into the entire gentle, earlier than the Eagle allow them to cross through"—and how he, himself, upon witnessing this sort of sight, jumped into the abyss.

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