The Internalized Cosmic Predator

Winging with Whitehawk

I’ve been on a ride here this morning re: concepts that contemporary culture can largely trace back to Castaneda’s books about a Toltec nagual (mesoamerican sorcerer, shaman, shapeshifter) called don Juan Matus.

Related imageI admit to never really engaging much with Castaneda’s books. I’d start one, then leave it… the content could get more darkly challenging than my “tender spirit” was prepared to take on board. It’s the sort of thing that I had to take in small bites over many years to connect dots and assimilate into my broader sense of existence. Too much at once can create severe cognitive indigestion!

Image result for "assemblage point" meaningIt was actually after his death (or his shift into another realm, as was part of the Castaneda mystique & narrative at the time) that I read with interest the reflective (aka “tell all” 😉 writings of his female apprentices Amy Wallace, Taisha Abelar, and…

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