These tapes (now on one CD) have meant the world to me. Regardless what you think about Castaneda, these “exercises” are both energizing and relaxing. “TENSEGRITY” AND MAGICAL PASSES. Carlos Castaneda interviewed for The New Times by Clair Baron More than thirty years ago, as an anthropologist. Carlos Castaneda’s Tensegrity Dreaming Castaneda Images of a 20th-century sorcerer. From Los Angeles Weekly, by Celeste Fremon For me the world is weird.

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She was supposedly originally from Norway and at some point became an associate of Castaneda and a Tensegrity instructor.

But the thing that set Carlos apart was his genius for taking all this and communicating it in a way that truly moved people. Suffice it to say… I am no longer a fan. There had been occasional mutterings in the mainstream press about Castaneda’s books being metaphorical in nature, but the first serious attempt to debunk his work came inwhen author-psychologist Richard de Mille son of Cecil B.

Tensegrity by Carlos Castaneda: Tensegrity

It took three years for the bones to be identified, but the suspicions were proven correct—the partial skeleton, found buried in sand and surrounded by shreds etnsegrity pink jogging pants, turned out to be Patricia Partin. She was inseparable from her phone and was constantly yakking on it day and night.

Tensegrity seminars, books, and other merchandise castandda sold through Cleargreen. The curmudgeonly Brown agreed to pass the message on to Castaneda only because, he said, I reminded him of his daughter, adding that there was no hope of Carlos replying. And he had a great deal of ethnographic knowledge.


Studies in Contemporary Fiction. A March 5, Time article by Sandra Burton, looking at both sides of the controversy, stated:. He said Don Juan had given it to him to give to tnesegrity with explicit directions as to how I must polish it.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. She then changed her name to Talia Bey.

I have labored for ten years to make a synthesis of those movements. Aside from Partin, whose remains were discovered inall of the women remain missing to this day. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Participants will practice the magical passes presented on the three Tensegrity videos, plus a number of magical passes conducive to relaxation, and, at the same time, alertness – two conditions needed for the keen attention required to deal with the limited time.

A few of my friends who knew of our acquaintance asked if I thought he tensegriy really turned into a crow, as was suggested in one of the books.

Carlos Castaneda’s Tensegrity Dreaming Castaneda Images of a 20th-century sorcerer From Los Angeles Weekly, by Celeste Fremon For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable; my interest has been to convince you that you must assume responsibility for being here in this marvelous world, in this marvelous desert, at this marvelous time.

She also appears in a number of Tensegrity videos.

Carlos Castaneda

Yet there was an aggressive emotional imperative with which Castaneda wrote that suited the tenor of the times. Retrieved 23 February Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. Retrieved 18 June Archived from the original on Tensegriry 27, The investigating authorities ruled Partin’s death as undetermined. He also reported his date of birth as December 25, Buckminster Fuller, who described tensegrity as a combination of tension and integrity, the forces at work in a structure that is formed by a finite network of compression, or rigid elements interconnected through tensile, or elastic elements which give the structure its overall integrity.


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Carlos Castaneda – Wikipedia

His 12 books have sold more than 28 million copies in 17 languages. In the case of the magical passes, Tensegrity refers to the interplay of tensing and relaxing the tendons and muscles, and their energetic counterparts, in a way that contributes to the overall integrity of the body as a physical and an energetic unit.

But Carlos imbued such pronouncements with a ferociously poetic force. Partin seems to have changed when she went into seclusion with Castaneda.

Near the spot where her car was found, some hikers came across human bones in Jacques Maquet, then head of UCLA’s Department of Anthropology, also objected to the fact that no hard evidence had ever been presented to back up Castaneda’s accounts.