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The Fire from Within Chapter Summary & Analysis - Foreword and Chapter 1, The New Seers Summary

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Foreword and Chapter 1, The New Seers Summary

The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda is a novel about the experiences of the narrator, an apprentice, with the master sorcerer don Juan Matus. The narrator details his final training before the departure of his mentor. The Fire From Within is an interesting account of the knowledge that the narrator gains from don Juan Matus.

The narrator has provided extensive descriptions of his apprenticeship with the Mexican-Indian sorcerer, don Juan Matus. He explains that men have two sides of awareness, the right side, normal awareness, and the left side. Don Juan introduces the narrator to don Genaro, and both men convince the narrator jump from a mountain top into an abyss. In his left-sided awareness, don Juan and don Genaro teach the narrator who they really are and what they really do; they are seers or...

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