The book is written in the form of a personal account of Ouspensky’s years with Gurdjieff, and the ideas of Gurdjieff are presented to some extent in their. In Ouspensky’s ‘In Search Of The Miraculous’ the reader is introduced to the authors first meeting and following time spent with the enigmatic Greek/Armenian . Buy In Search of the Miraculous: The Definitive Exploration of G. I. Gurdjieff’s Thought and Universal View (Harvest Book) Revised ed. by P. D. Ouspensky.

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Nonetheless, I find him and his teachings quite fascinating.

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ln In the latter half of the book numerous ideas are introduced which both amplify those already given and at the same time provide a completely new angle of vision on the whole system and which also seem an integral part of the whole.

Gurdjieff was a practical man, likely a Sufi master. The Psychology of Man’s Possible Evolution.

Looking back at the things I highlighted, I realize that there is an extraordinary amount of merit in the material and I will have to come back to it at another time when I have more free time.

Be the first to ask a question about In Search of the Miraculous. What follows is necessarily an extremely truncated abstract. When this is accomplished, it will create in him the great symbol known as ssearch “Seal of Solomon”. The “miraculous” was a penetration into this unknown reality. Page The cessation of evolution may mean the ghe of humanity.

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miraculius This unison is what present the chief difficulty in work on oneself. Understanding depends upon the relation of knowledge to being. The human body has nine basic measurements expressed by the numbers of a definite measure. 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.


Petersburg and Ouspnsky from — 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. See miraculouss reviews. You must know how to take when knowledge is not given, to steal if necessary, but not to wait for somebody to come and give it to you.

The first half of this book is very readable, straightforward, engaging and practical. In the descending octave, the greatest “interval” occurs at the very beginning of the octave. Studies from An Ancient Hermetic Teaching.

A man begins any exercise with his mind; only when the last stage of fatigue is reached can the control pass to the moving center. Initially there were very few far-out claims, and I felt they were meant to be taken metaphorically.

Ho avuto l’impressione che Gurdjieff attingesse dallo Yoga, dal Sufismo, dal Cristianesimo, dal misticismo, etc. The next octave gives an even more marked deviation so that the line of octaves may eventually complete a circle. Earth 79 years 2, years 75,, years. In Search of the Miraculous Harvest Book. I don’t know anyone who understands everything who reads it, however what you do understand will change your life.

Page 85 The influence of the Moon upon everything living manifests itself in all that happens on Earth.

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Page Each completed whole, each cosmos, each organism, each plant, is an enneagram. Want to Read Miracluous Reading Read. Page 24 What is war? All the members of a group must keep secret everything they hear or learn in the group. Essence in a man is what is his own. I had two chapters left, and now I see what the reviewers below mean.


Read more Read less. 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 He found that there was no wrong place for a “shock” at all. Page 67 Knowledge by itself does not give understanding. All his deeds are the results of external influences, external impressions. It was also an oblique reference to a book by the well-known Theosophist and friend of Ouspensky, G.

Fourth way – the way of the work. Aug 25, Miraculois rated it it was amazing Shelves: After years of “searching” for a path that seemed “practical” this book brought it all together.

In Search of the Miraculous: Not only because the many ideas, of which I enjoyed the ones on ssearch much more than the ones on the cosmic order of things. Page 90 Force is divided into “three” types, and matter is divided into “four” types. Lists with This Book. Page 77 Every phenomenon is the result of the combination of three forces – positive active, “1”negative passive, “2”and neutral neutralizing, “3”.

Prehistoric Egypt was Christian many thousands of years before the birth of Christ.