The Fourth Way

REVIEW OF “GEORGI IVANOVITCH GURDJIEFF – THE MAN, THE TEACHING, HIS MISSION”

Georgi Ivanovitch Gurdjieff – The Man, The Teaching, His Mission William Patrick Patterson Arete Communications 2014 George Ivanovich Gurdjieff (January 13, 1866 – October 29, 1949) was an influential spiritual teacher of the early to mid-20th century who taught that most humans live their lives in a state of hypnotic “waking sleep”, but that it is …

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The Fourth Way

REVIEW OF “GEORGI IVANOVITCH GURDJIEFF – THE MAN, THE TEACHING, HIS MISSION”

Georgi Ivanovitch Gurdjieff – The Man, The Teaching, His Mission William Patrick Patterson Arete Communications 2014 I have spent a lifetime studying the work of G.I. Gurdjieff and P.D. Ouspensky and while so many so called representatives of the tradition have modified it with new ageism or other religious systems, Patterson has always presented the tradition without …

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