In Search of the Miraculous has ratings and reviews. I described as the most important book I have ever read, P. D. Ouspensky’s Tertium Organum. P. D. Ouspensky . A characteristic of In Search of the Miraculous, which from all other accounts doubtless reflects the Gurdjieff teaching accurately, is the. Since its original publication in , In Search of the Miraculous has been hailed as the most P. D. Ouspensky was born in Moscow in and died in
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Since its original publication inIn Search of the Miraculous has been hailed as the most valuable and reliable documentation of G. However, all in all, no regrets for reading this book, which took my mind to explore some very new or uncommon views.
It is thus easier and faster, but also, in another sense, far more difficult than the traditionally recognized methods of self-development.
In Search of the Miraculous
Such discipline lies at the heart of the great traditions, but this path does not exist in the modern, Western world. It will require you to think while reading it. Quotes from In Search of the I read it quite a while ago and I still want to return to it, it’s quite a strange book and some aspects of it – its readings of Biblical stories from the angle of Eastern philosphy for example, esp. Ouspensky recounts his trials learning this new system, which he later refers to as the Fourth Way, often recollecting entire lectures, or parts of lectures, which Gurdjieff gave to his disciples in St.
Throughout the book Ouspensky shares the many conversations and teachings of Gurdjieff which reads much like a journal, covering many parts of his teaching.
Feb 05, Billy rated it liked it Shelves: Having said all that, some of the ideas in this book are brilliant, like the concept of remembering oneself. Preview — In Search of the Miraculous by P.
In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching by P.D. Ouspensky
This is an extraordinary mind-altering book, if you seafch it to be. Since its original publication inIn Search of the Miraculous has been hailed as the most valuable and reliable documentation of G.
Petersburg and Moscow from — It can be bh indeed must be practiced in the midst of ordinary life conditions. All in all, it seems likely to me that Gurdjieff was a charismatic charlatan, but this is an interesting look into an alternative worldview set with a backdrop of war and revolution. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. According to Ouspensky and others, he had a very magnetic personality.
Selected pages Title Page. To those interested in esoteric traditions, this book should be considered an account of one man’s crash course in the teachings that underlie the others.
It goes without saying that In Search of the Miraculous has inspired great thinkers and writers of ensuing spiritual movements, including Marianne Williamson, the highly acclaimed author of A Return to Love and Illuminata.
Hard to rate, but giving it five due to the rarity of the nature of the Fourth Way or does that mean I should have given it Four stars? May 05, Sky rated it it was ok Shelves: He goes on and on about different hydrogens, and starts to really make the most ridiculous claims.
Another reader referred me to this as his recommended seco I first must apologize. There is no real basis for negative emotions and these drain us of the energy needed to become conscious. Some argue that in the Western esoteric tradition, Gurdjieff was the one true master keyholder, far surpassing Crowley, Blavatsky or any other of the western guru-types for the depth and clarity of both his teachings and his being.
In Search of the Miraculous: His most recent work is Time and the Soul A characteristic of In Search of the Miraculous, which from all other accounts doubtless reflects the Gurdjieff teaching accurately, is the unique mingling of cosmological ideas with teachings concerning psychology.
I didn’t finish reading this book. References to this book On the Nature of Consciousness: It talks about ‘hydrogens’ and has the airs of an actual science, but is totally void of empirical justification.
This is extremely difficult, and very few can wish for or bear to see the truth about themselves.