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The teachers of Gurdjieff.

Rafael Lefort

The teachers of Gurdjieff.

by Rafael Lefort

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Published by S. Weiser in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch, 1872-1949,
  • Sufism

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB4249.G84 L4 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5307811M
    ISBN 100877282137
    LC Control Number72091193
    OCLC/WorldCa693422

    The Teachers of Gurdjieff is a book by Rafael Lefort that describes a journey to the middle east and central Asia in search of the sources of G. I. Gurdjieff's teaching, and culminates in the author's own spiritual awakening, by meeting and "opening" to the teachings of the Naqshbandi Sufis. Never prizing publicity, able teachers offered seekers the opportunity to experience the Movements, the teachings, and the community which flowed from Gurdjieff. Gurdjieff Reconsidered includes the author’s goal of protecting Gurdjieff and those who continued his work from the misunderstandings and calumnies of critics. These critics fit well Author: Roger Lipsey.

    Thanks for the A2A, Mike. A few decades ago I took a brief look at The Fourth Way/The Work and was not motivated to read further. Some intelligent people I know studied Gurdjieff and liked him. One dragged me to a movie made from Gurdjieff’s book. Subscribe now! New episodes are coming This is episode 39 Gurdjieff was an esoteric healer, teacher and philosopher who had a very large following especially around the turn of . An evaluation of Gurdjieff’s literary magnus opus, Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson, as well as two brief chapters that include an appreciation for Lipsey’s teachers within the Gurdjieff Work, conclude the book.

    The writer of the book, Rafael Lefort, presents himself as a seeker who is frustrated with the dryness of some of the Gurdjieff exercises and the dogmatism of some of the later Gurdjieff groups. It then purports to have also found some of Gurdjieffs teachers and . When The Teachers of Gurdjieff was first published some 25 years ago, it made a very considerable stir. George Gurdjieff was one of the most famous mystics before the war, a teaching master who had many fashionable and influential pupils. He had a striking appearance and manner of teaching, one that was to prove influential. We see exactly the opposite: that life is governed by those who are the least conscious, by those who are most asleep. Provocative ideas such as these have attracted generations of thoughtful people to the methods of self-study and inner work devised by Gurdjieff, one of .


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