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Existence, by J.G. Bennett

Existence, by J.G. Bennett. Back in print after thirty-three years! Edited & compiled by Anthony Blake. Updated for our present time with a new chapter, “The Dimensional Framework of the Natural Sciences”, a paper by J.G. Bennett; a foreword essay by Anthony Blake; and an index of names and special words. We turn to non-existence. […]

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This blog is dedicated to nurturing, nourishing, and further developing a living legacy of work-on-oneself introduced into Western culture by George Ivanovich Gurdjieff at the opening of the twentieth century. It is a legacy of harmonious development, continuous education, ongoing practice, and lived experience in the many-faceted mystery of being human. Throughout the first half […]

It’s Up to Ourselves: A Mother, A Daughter, and Gurdjieff

With innocence, discipline, intelligence, and understanding, Gurdjieff’s daughter, Dushka “Sophie” Howarth fills in a major backstory in the history of Gurdjieff’s early (1920s-1930s) and later (1948-1949) transmission of his dance work through his personal encounters with those able and willing to transmit and teach his dances. Join Dushka and her mother Jessmin — two major […]

The Realized Idiot: The artful psychology of G.I. Gurdjieff

This little book dares-to-share a handful of understanding that has resulted from it’s author being “active in front of a mystery” — that mystery is Gurdjieff’s legacy of work with the science of idiotism. Written by second-generation impudent-upstart Bruno Martin, The Realized Idiot will no doubt be criticized by a few whose conditioned-timidity has overpowered […]

Women On Work

A “second generation” of “grand-daughters” ranging in age from fifty-five to no-longer-alive. The relatively-unknown and some of the coming-to-be-known women who have been and are presently part of the transmission of Gurdjieff’s Teachings from then to now. “I saw ‘myself’ as the only thing I could work on, not the doing away with war over […]