Attention is a force—and an energy and a mystery. As a force, attention, when directed inward, awakens in us a “sensation”—a sensitive energy. This simple act of “sensing” is unique to the legacy of human development work transmitted by GI Gurdjieff.
practical |ˈpraktikəl| adjective. Of or concerned with the actual doing or use of something rather than with theory and ideas. Gurdjieff’s teaching is a practical philosophy for becoming whole while struggling to awaken to who we are. It is a living hologram whose three dimensions of body, mind, and heart which, when enlightened by active […]
In the sixties, a woman with a two-year-old daughter makes a U-turn in her life as single mother in New York City. As her peers choose India as a destination, Lillian Firestone meets the Gurdjieff Work, stays in America, and allows her daughter’s development and education to become a living backdrop and stage upon which […]
The return-to-print of a classic text is a joyous event for those whose lives were forever changed from having read it. Twenty-eight years ago, Toward Awakening, was “one of the first accounts to hint at the practical approach to work through giving attention to the sensation of the body, a study of which was central […]