Tag Archives: Energy

“A common aim is stronger than blood.”


This quote of Gurdjieff is a nice title to begin this post. Indeed, to accomplish an aim, one must be tenacious. A common aim is shared by several people who focus their efforts to accomplish it, and in this instance, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Gurdjieff’s “Human Factory”: The “Scale of Matter” and the “Three Foods”


Possibly, the most interesting and challenging topic in the teaching of Gurdjieff, is what is commonly known as the “transmutation of energy”. Here, I would like to introduce the first of a series of posts which will be devoted to … Continue reading

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Passion: The Bliss of Inner Fire


There are many qualities of what is defined as passion which can be experienced. Though this term is habitually confused with the emotional flame with a transient, nonenduring nature, true passion  has nothing to do with it. Indeed, while what … Continue reading

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The Importance of Relaxation (with mp3 guided exercise)


Undervaluing the importance of relaxation is the most deleterious thing that a human being could do to himself. But it’s what humans usually do. They don’t deny only the possibility to be relaxed, but even to learn how to be … Continue reading

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The Hideaway of our Fears


Is there anything more paralyzing and more difficult to acknowledge, than our fears? We have specialized ourselves to hide our fears in such a way that, in order not to recognize them and admit their existence, we are able to … Continue reading

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The “Right Nourishment”: Beauty And Harmony


In a world where much importance is given to materialism and form, it’s not strange that even the “spiritual” paths have acquired this view. An example of this can be noticed when speaking about nutrition. What should we eat in … Continue reading

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Identification: “Instructions for Use” (The Sense of Self)


One of the statements of esoteric psychology explains that ordinarily, a human being is fragmented, namely it hasn’t a unified “I” developed in itself, but a whole of different and often contradictory little “I’s”. This condition is called fragmentation of … Continue reading

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An in-depth about the need to be relaxed #3: The Practice


A type of block that requires specific attention and which is common in almost all people, is muscular stiffening, namely, maintaining the muscles in a continuous state of tension. Such an attitude increases the blood flow in the muscles involved … Continue reading

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An in-depth about the need to be relaxed #2: the foundation


The foundation of an efficient inner work is the capacity of producing a balance in our psychophysical structure. Efforts, intended as intentional actions which constantly increase cannot be sustained without a balance in ourselves; indeed, how could we increase or … Continue reading

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The Art of Breathing #1: Introduction and Vital Energy


Breath is one of the few instinctive functions of the human body that can easily be controlled by the conscious part of ourselves. All the instinctive processes in our organism are driven by natural, divine laws. Each of these functions … Continue reading

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