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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Oct 16, Zendali rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 06, Rustbeltcelt rated it it was amazing. This book is a good introduction to Gurdjieff’s teachings, presented in a clear and understandable way by the author, who was a student of Gurdjieff himself from to Apr 27, Martina rated it liked it. But first he must see his thee mechanicalness.

Gurdjieff’s thoughts and universal view. The book concludes with his experiences during the Bolshevik Revolution and his and Gurdjieff’s eventual escape to the West, where they continued to teach Gurdjieff’s system to many followers until their respective deaths in and He soon meets a mysterious man, a certain “G. Looking for beautiful books?

In other miraculouus, the ego-driven, cult mentality that turns useful information into its opposite. His teachings sidestepped An excellent introduction to the teachings of G.

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It happens in other traditions, but there, it tends to end in disgrace. After all it is fun to view the world through a different p.d.ouspesky. As explained by Ouspensky in several sections, it is an ancient symbol, never before made known, which represents the fundamental laws of transformation that have already been described in the whole of the book. The Russian mathematician and philosopher Ouspensky had been a spiritual seeker for many years before running into Gurdjieff in Moscow.


In Search of the Miraculous

Much of this probably sounded plausible at the time. Return to Book Page. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Mar 28, Zearch rated it really liked it Shelves: Other books in this series.

Although this book was endorsed by Gurdjieff, it seems odd that the system insists on understanding being difficult to attain and then Ouspensky goes and puts large swathes of it in an easily digestible, page novel.

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Subatomic particles, radiation the craze to label every new thing a “this ray” and “that ray” and relativity were cutting edge science at the time and seemed to open up a previously unsuspected invisible realm. Account Options Sign in. Gurdjieff describes his teaching as representing the fourth way, not the way of bodily struggle the way of the fakirnor the way of purification of the emotions the way of the monknor the way of purification of the mind the way of the yogi.

We actually require higher emotional energy to become conscious, and negative emotions drain us of this. The book was published posthumously in by Ouspensky’s students, two p.d.ouspdnsky after his death. I had this book on my shelf for years, and had read about Gurdjieff from other authors, but never from one so close to G.

I really wan I couldn’t finish it. I cannot tell you more than has been said already, except that it has blown my mind.


The edition niraculous a foreword by writer Marianne Williamsonin which she notes the book’s reputation as being a classic, or even a primer, in the teaching of esoteric principles and ideas. In fourth way groups, duping people seems to be a point of pride. This is one of those books that need more than one reading.

Jul 18, Sue rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Like the idea of the centers, once the ideas of the law of three forces and the law of the octave are introduced they become a permanent part of all future discussion.

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’s extremely complex, involves some degree of calculation, and is apparently very well thought-out with some underlying order in mind.

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Ho avuto l’impressione che Gurdjieff attingesse dallo Yoga, dal Sufismo, dal Cristianesimo, dal misticismo, etc. Gurdjieff’s goal, to introduce the Work to the West, attracted many students, among them Ouspensky, an established mathematician, journalist, and, with the publication of In Search of the Miraculous, an eloquent and persuasive proselyte. It can only proceed through individual human beings working together. Views Read Edit View history.