Tag Archives: George Gurdjieff

Some Advice from the “Real World”


Sometimes, It seems strange to sit and drink a coffee as two good friends, with a person who once was exclusively my mentor, who in some way opened my eyes to a new view of perceiving life and the phenomena … Continue reading

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Zen- The Spirit of a Path #2: Ritualization of Life


There is a huge, infinite “space” – a sort of atavistic emptiness that in some places can be perceived by everyone. There are many places in the world where this can be perceived and from where the difference manifests itself. … Continue reading

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Failed Awakening- what have we missed? #3 (Difference and the Spirit of Zenshin)


”Difference” is really a missing link that mustn’t be underestimated, because it opens for us the door to a forgotten world, a dimension where reality is perceived as it is. To paraphrase Gurdjieff’s words, it gives the possibility for  a … Continue reading

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Gurdjieff’s Meditations- Aphorism #1: “Take the understanding of the East and the knowledge of the West—and then seek”


This aphorism doesn’t state only the need to mix the ancient Eastern wisdom with the technical- scientific mentality acquired by modern Western men and women. I don’t state, here, that it’s not possible to “translate” the ancient wisdom belonging to … Continue reading

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A “Rare” Esoteric Exercise


Our mind plays a crucial role in our lives, even in our self development. Indeed, as it could also be the main cause of our state of imprisonment, it could also be a “tool” to emancipate us from unwanted and … Continue reading

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Becoming “Masters” of our Minds


Within the walls of the head, every one of us can witness an unstoppable and unspeakable vortex of opinions, facts, voices, lights, considerations, symbols, contents, sounds and random ideas which seize us, consciously or not. It is perhaps the most … Continue reading

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Development of Consciousness


Consciousness and its development is the main topic of this blog page, at least it has been since now. What we would like to deepen in this post, is the question of what is consciousness, and what is the path … Continue reading

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In Search for the Awakeness:”Love those who I Love”


The path towards self awareness is all but a simple and cosy way; it requires one thing above all the other: an adamant will focused on realizing our True Nature and in finding the Truth. But how to apply a … Continue reading

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Gurdjieff’s Meeting 1938


from Meetings at 6 rue des Colonels-Renard, Paris (Gurdjieff’s Paris apartment), 1938 with Mme de Salzmann assisting Questioner: I am not able to sense myself. What can I do to get a sensation of myself? Gurdjieff: Only your head wishes … Continue reading

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Body and Cosmology in the Mysticism of G. I. Gurdjieff


Esotericism and ‘Phemenological Anatomy’ in Beelzebub’s Tales To His Grandson and In Search of the Miraculous David J. Pecotic University of Sydney, Australia, Ph.D. Candidate Abstract of Forthcoming Dissertation Department of Studies in Religion 1 The intention of this study … Continue reading

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