Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

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Prometheus
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Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby Prometheus » Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:47 am

Any comments from Abdul-Baha, Shoghi Effendhi, Universal House of Justice about teaching of Carlos Castaneda? Thank you!

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Re: Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby MontanaDon » Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:49 am

Carlos Castenada did not begin writing til the mid 60's.
So far as I know, the House of Justice has never commented on him.
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Re: Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby Prometheus » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:03 am

Sorry for my incorrect question... Of course I'm looking for comment from Universal House of Justice.

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Re: Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby BruceDLimber » Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:15 am

In any case, whoever and whatever he was, the Baha'i scriptures are quite specific that there will be no further major Divine Messenger either now or any time in the near future--meaning for at least (appoximating) the next 850 years.

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Re: Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby Prometheus » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:32 am

There is no contradiction with this... It's theory of Castaneda and I want to know how to concern.

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Re: Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby BruceDLimber » Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:24 am

>It's theory of Castaneda and I want to know how to concern.

WHAT'S a theory of Castaneda?


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Re: Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby Prometheus » Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:31 am

I don't know much... but most is control of dreams and reality of dreams world.

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Re: Any comments on teaching of Carlos Castaneda?

Postby Jonah » Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:37 am

I've read all the Castaneda books a few times, but don't see much in the way of correspondences between them and the Baha'i Faith...

There are no documents about the paranormal that I can find at bahai-library.com, but there is a brief discussion of psychic powers here: http://bahai-library.com/uhj_persepolis_psychic_husayn , including excerpts from http://bahai-library.com/hornby_lights_guidance_2&chapter=4#PSYCHIC%20PHENOMENA

On dreams, see http://bahai-library.com/alkan_dreams_interpretation and http://bahai-library.com/hadley-ives_compilation_dreams


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