Tales of a Zany Mystic

Gurdjieff-Ouspensky School

"The greatest man in the world has recently died.  His name was Gurdjieff'

Frank Lloyd Wright

Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson

An Objectively Impartial Criticism of the Life of Man


All serious followers of Gurdjieff's teaching study this book. This is Gurdjieff’s magnum opus. Regarding this series, Gurdjieff said, “I had decided with the contents of the first series of books to achieve the destruction, in the consciousness and feelings of people, of deep-rooted convictions which in my opinion are false and quite contradictory to reality.” Gurdjieff’s friendly advice is to read each of his written expositions at least thrice. Further advice is provided from an excerpt of a talk in which Gurdjieff comments on the relationship between attention and understanding when reading Beelzebub’s Tales.

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Meetings with Remarkable Men

Regarding this series, Gurdjieff said, "With the contents of the second series of books to prove that there exist other ways of perceiving reality, and to indicate their direction." All serious followers of Gurdjieff's teaching are encouraged to study this book. Gurdjieff's friendly advice is to read each of his written expositions at least thrice.

At the beginning of Meetings, the publisher’s note recalls the assessment of Gurdjieff by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright: “In the work of this man and in his thought—in what he did and the way he did it—West truly meets East.”1

Life Is Real Only Then, When "I Am"

To be determined

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