Author: Nagual

by don Miguel Ruiz Whatever happens around you, don’t take it personally. If I see you on the street, and I say, “Hey, you are so stupid,” without knowing you, it’s not about you; it’s about me. If you take it personally then perhaps you believe you are stupid. Maybe you think to yourself, “How does he know? Is he clairvoyant, or can everybody see how stupid I am?” You take it personally because you agree with whatever was said. As soon as you agree, the poison goes through you, and you are trapped in the dream of hell. What

(I recently came across this online and decided to post it here in it’s entirety.) This is a translation of The Six Explanatory Propositions which were included in the Spanish language version of the Eagle’s Gift but were never published in the English versions of the book. “In spite of the amazing maneuvers that don Juan did with my awareness, along the years I stubbornly insisted in trying to intellectually evaluate what he did. Although I have written at length about these maneuvers, it has always been from a strictly experiential point of view and, besides, from a strictly rational

This series by Theun Mares of Toltec Legacy claims to be an elucidation in the Toltec teaching tradition of don Juan. Not having read the series I don’t feel qualified to comment upon it at this point in time, but they definitely seem worthy of reference: 1. Return of the Warriors 2. Cry of the Eagle 3. Mists of Dragon Lore 4. Shadows of Wolf Fire

Today I need to ask you an VERY important question… What do *you* do when something in your life isn’t going the way you want? Do you get frustrated, disappointed, upset, complain, and otherwise waste your energy in futile arguments with yourself as to why it “shouldn’t be this way”? Or do you consistently persevere with your intentions and continue to put your energy into finding solutions and follow through – without needing to indulge in negative emotional reactions to a situation? WAIT, before you answer… let’s reframe the entire situation… if it were a dream, or even a nightmare,

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