In Search of Being
The Fourth Way to ConsciousnessBook - 2012
"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 the most radical spiritual teachers of modern times. According to Gurdjieff, the wars raging at this very moment are nothing more than millions of sleeping people trying to annihilate millions of other sleeping people. Contrary to popular belief, there is no such as thing as progress and evolution as long as humanity remains asleep. Two hundred conscious people could change the whole of life on the earth , Gurdjieff says. If we want to become those conscious people, we must learn how to change ourselves. With the help of self-knowledge and an understanding of our relation to the universe, we can awaken to a higher level of being if we wish to change ourselves. ll of Gurdjieff's fundamental principles and methods of transforming the intellect, emotions, and body, in the system known as the Fourth Way, are presented in this book in his own clear, precise words preserved by his closest pupils. Arranged in an orderly sequence of passages drawn from two primary source books P. D. Ouspensky's In Search of the Miraculou
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 197 GURDJIEFF
Characteristics: xvi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm