Carlos Castaneda





Carlos Castaneda


Born
in Cajamarca, Peru
December 25, 1925

Died
April 27, 1998

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Carlos Castaneda (December 25, 1925 – April 27, 1998) was a Peruvian-born American author. Immigration records for Carlos César Arana Castañeda indicate that he was born on December 25, 1925 in Cajamarca, Perú. Records show that his surname was given by his mother Susana Castañeda Navoa. His father was César Arana Burungaray. His surname appears with the ñ in many Hispanic dictionaries, even though his famous published works display an anglicised version. He moved to the United States in the early 1950s and became a naturalized citizen in 1957. In 1960 he was married to Margaret Runyan in Tijuana, México. They lived together for only six months, but their divorce was not finalized until 1973. He was educated at the University of California, ...more

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Second Ring of Power

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Fire from Within

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Power of Silence

4.20 avg rating — 2,350 ratings — published 1987 — 37 editions
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The Active Side of Infinity

4.15 avg rating — 1,936 ratings — published 1998 — 32 editions
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“You have everything needed for the extravagant journey that is your life.”
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“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”
Carlos Castaneda

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.”
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