The Wheel of Time

The Shamans of Ancient Mexico, Their Thoughts About Life, Death and the Universe
by Carlos Castaneda | Pocket Books © 1998 · 251 pages

This book is like a greatest hits collection of Castaneda's best passages. In the Note we'll look at the need to transcend our conditioning as we develop our personal power, the importance of choosing a path with heart (aka following your bliss), using death as an advisor and living with impeccability as we achieve no stress success.

Carlos Castaneda and his Toltec Warrior. Powerful stuff.

If you enjoy Don Miguel Ruiz (who wrote The Four Agreements (see Notes)) then you’ve been exposed to some of the wisdom of the shamans of Mexico and I think you’ll dig Castaneda. If you’re familiar with Castaneda, I think you’ll really enjoy this Note as we’re going to focus on The Wheel of Time—a book that collects the most powerful thoughts from his variety of great books.

We’ll start with a quick look at both Toltec wisdom and Carlos Castaneda and then we’ll explore his incredible Big Ideas!

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About the author


Carlos Castaneda

American author & anthropologist