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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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. He goes on and on about different hydrogens, and starts to really make the most ridiculous claims.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. He establishes early on a complete dependence on the will of the teacher, the necessity of sacrifice, payment, obedience, etc.

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

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I read it over a period of 2 or 3 years. I first must apologize. Ln actually require higher emotional energy to become conscious, and negative emotions drain us of this. 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 p.d.ouspensy also seem an integral part of the whole.

The edition has 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. Mar 28, Ard rated it really liked it Shelves: It is a very mental book. It’s tedious and slightly embarrassing nonsense, and I don’t see any value to it. However, the publisher insisted on adding the prefix In Search of The Miraculouswhich became the more commonly known shortened name for the book. Trust me about that.


This is also one of my most favorite books. Chief among the new ideas introduced in this portion of the book is the mysterious nine-pointed diagram known as the Enneagram. A new edition of the groundbreaking spiritual treasure, with a foreword by bestselling author Marianne Williamson. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

This in many ways a strange book. The food man eats, the air he breathes, and the impressions he experiences are intimately interconnected as forms by which energies are accepted into the organism and assimilated or rejected. Humanity, like the rest of organic life, exists on earth for the needs and purposes of the earth.

In Search of the Miraculous

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Gurdjieff was a practical man, likely a Sufi master. The ray of creation or chain of worlds is ruled by the same laws that govern the inner and outer life of man and everything in surrounding nature. Le cose che non ho assolutamente capito e che mi sembrano fuori da ogni comprensione p.d.luspensky Much ln this probably sounded plausible at the time.

Description A new edition of the groundbreaking spiritual treasure, with a foreword by bestselling author Marianne Williamson. The worst parts involve ridiculous theories about the universe’s origins, strange interpretations for chemical interactions and how they fit in with made-up conceptual models like the ‘Octaves’, ‘Law of three’, ‘ene Probably one of the best summaries of the whole of Gurdjieff’s teachings, and also a nice map of the whole ‘generally accepted’ story of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky’s work.

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In Search of the Miraculous

Alcune parti sono scorrevoli e ho letto volentieri dell’incontro tra Gurdjieff e Ouspensky e di alcune parti dell’insegnamento. 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.

So I had really high hopes. This is because our minds are split into many different factions based on our feelings. He believed that there are different levels of consciousness and that most people are not able to reach the higher ones.


Ho sempre sentito parlare di Gurdjieff e mi ero proposta di leggere prima o poi qualcosa su p.d.ouspenwky lui e il suo insegnamento per cercare di capire come mai interessasse a tante persone. I would normally not have picked up a book like In Search of the Miraculous, were it not that this one is referenced by the Dutch conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader, who named one of his art works after it.

The Russian mathematician and philosopher Ouspensky had been a spiritual seeker for many years before running into Gurdjieff in Moscow. On the Nature of Consciousness: Aug 03, Ryan rated it it was ok. Other books in this series.

The deepest and most important change of human nature comes about, according to Gurdjieff, through the assimilation of the energy of impressions, and this takes place through the work of awareness without dire efforts to make changes. As for Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way, while I have sympathy for the spiritual seeking of something further, not too unlike religion, the teachings are vague, fantastic, contradictory, beguiling, and unlikely to be any more positive than many ‘unbelievers’ or non-practitioners in practice.

What p.d.ouspens,y incredible let-down it is to go from that kind of an atmosphere to In Search of the Miraculous: Mirzculous to Read saving…. He uses this im in a way strikingly different from that of modern science and different also from its current use among followers of the new religions. These minds, or centers of perception, are the real structural elements of human nature and any attempts to bring man to unity that do not understand these centers are bound to fail.