“This work has service at its apex not its foundation. At its foundation it has understanding what our situation really is.”—J.G. Bennett. Fallen Leaves. Private Collection, 1980. “Tonight when we reached Hopeless Idiots, G was very solemn and after the Addition, spoke about ‘this small aim’ not to perish like a dog, and how everyone […]
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 […]
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 […]