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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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There are three kinds of intervals in an octave: The “fragments” part I can attest to. Things that could be forgiven in a man who has made no effort will not be forgiven in another who has already made great sacrifices. In Search of the Miraculous: One is near the beginning, and the other occurs almost at the end. 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 includes enough of Ouspensky’s personal comments and experiences to make an entertaining story, but it isn’t a self-indulgent book about the author “and then he said this to me, and then I said that to him.

In Search was the light switch I turned on blindly, desperately 30 years ago In addition, a large accumulator feeds the small ones. All cosmoses results from the action of the same forces and the same laws. Nov 12, Bethan rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is widely regarded as the most comprehensive account of Gurdjieff’s system of thought ever published. Two additional “shocks” fill the “intervals” mi-fa and si-do so that there are nine elements.


Man 6 is very close to the ideal man, but some of xearch properties have not yet become permanent. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Page When one fasts, he must expend as much energy as possible so that the strong solutions normally used to digest food will not poison his system.

In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching

Few people are actually truly conscious, which is something like being fully aware of ourselves at all times, not being lulled into stupors by our lives. The third circle is called the “exoteric”.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Macrocosmos – the large cosmos Milky Way, “6”. Man 4 is a man who has ideals. Page 75 It is impossible to study a system of the universe without studying man.

In work, only super-efforts are counted. Another form of super-effort is carrying out any kind of work at a faster rate than is called for by the nature of the work. The other part teaches how to do what the first miraculojs teaches. What an incredible let-down it is to go from that kind of an atmosphere to In Search of the Miraculous: Nevertheless, this book is by far the most quoted by current disciples of Gurdjieff as they attempt to teach his system to new students, and Gurdjieff himself even had some of his students read parts of the book as part of their studies.

In Search of the Miraculous teaches us how to do precisely that — by the power of the example of its author himself, mathematical philosopher Peter Ouspensky.

Page Astrology deals with only one part of man, with miraculouus type, his essence – it does not deal with personality, with acquired qualities. He will never attain the necessary intensity by himself.

Small Cells – – 3 seconds. Small accumulators suffice for the ordinary everyday work of life. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


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It is, he says, a question of actually forming within oneself something tangibly permanent, something higher and more real than the physical body which is all there is of ordinary man, no matter what he may imagine of himself. Page Ouspensky began studying the enneagram. Cosmic forces have created this state of affairs and cosmic forces control this state of miradulous.

The latter part of the book also ousensky the author’s feelings and motives behind his eventual decision to teach the system independently, not under the direct supervision of his teacher, Gurdjieff, which he formally announced to his students in London in early miarculous Set against World War I and the coming of the bolsheviks this book reads as a wonderful tale of history in turmoil and intense personal discovery.

Dec 18, Rene rated it really liked it. These decimal divisions generate a series of fractions which consist of exactly the same six digits in a definite sequence.

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This in many ways a strange book. Six different forces will be acting upon the worlds of the third order. There is no general morality. 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. Having read just about everything written by or about Gurdjieff, Ouspensky, Collin, Orage, Nicoll, and countless disciples, spin-offs, Sufis, etc.