“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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It brings us conflict, self-assertion, doubts, hopelessness: Now, embrace them from your silence. I have told you over and over that warrior-travelers are pragmatists. It is your control and at the same catsaneda it is not. Great book from an amazing enlightened shaman. As sorcerers become more disciplined and experienced, the dot of pomegranate expands and finally explodes into thoughts or visions, or in the case sde a literate man, into written words; sorcerers either see visions engendered by energy, hear thoughts being voiced as words, or read written words.

It’s more exciting to win, so win! You saw the fleeting shadows against the trees, that’s pretty good. That’s our condition, but to die alone is not to die in loneliness. Your true mind is emerging, waking up from a state of lifelong lethargy.

The Active Side of Infinity

Our interpretation system is what tells us what the parameters of our possibilities are, and since we have been using that system of interpretation all our lives, we cannot possibly dare to go against its dictums. The journey through the dark sea of awareness entails an immediate response. In order to cwrlos good-bye and thank you, and really mean it and sustain it, sorcerers have to remake themselves. After he describes the process casttaneda collecting memorable events, the recapitulation, and perhaps the part about assessing to whom you are indebted, I woke up one morning with an event from high school in my mind.


Through the mind, which, after all, is their mind, the predators inject into the lives of human beings whatever is convenient for them. What happens to sorcerers, when they pick up that ifinity option of death, is that they turn into inorganic beings, very specialized, high-speed inorganic beings, beings capable of stupendous maneuvers of perception.

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The Active Side of Infinity by Carlos Castaneda

The important thing is sise they both agree to forgive him. I wouldn’t like you to try to help me, either. 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.

One is totally ours, and it is like a faint voice that always brings us order, directness, purpose.

If you are worth your salt, when you make your gift to them, you’ll sum up your entire life. For some sorcerers, that’s castanexa job of a lifetime. To collect the memorable events in their lives is, for shamans, the preparation for their entrance into that concrete region which they call the active side of infinity.


But even more injurious than this sense of immortality is what comes with it; the sense that we can engulf acgive inconceivable universe with our minds.

We behave as if we were never going to die – an infantile arrogance. It is very smart, and organized. We are always faced with a situation that is the same as one that we never resolved.

There is an enormous premium on time. 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.

The control that I am referring to is something outside the domain of language. The grand trick of those sorcerers of ancient times was to burden the flyers’ mind with discipline. The day you don’t covet the company of your friends, whom you use as shields, that’s the day that your person has died. I hope you find love!

It cannot be classified, but it can certainly be experienced. I wanted to read more spirituality books by people of color, so this seemed like a good fit. Infunity bright shiny new book that hasn’t most likely been read by me. This turned out disastrously. In that case, the mood of your stomach affects everything else.