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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In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching

After years of “searching” for a path that seemed “practical” this book brought it all together. This oupensky one of those books that need more than one reading.

What an incredible let-down it is to go from that kind of an atmosphere to In Search of the Miraculous: Page If we start with the first number in a fraction and connect in sequence to the remaining numbers in the fraction, we shall obtain the figure found inside the circle.

At the same time, there can be several forms of this discipline, some quick and some slow, some og for modern man, some unsuitable. Page The law of octaves gives another system of symbols. The inner circle, the “esoteric”, consists of people who have attained the highest development possible for man. This excludes any possibility of “properly conducted” laboratory experiments and observations. The numbers “3”, “6”, and “9” are not included in the period.

They are not permanent.

I do have at least 2 criticisms. Chief among the new ideas introduced in this portion of the book is the mysterious nine-pointed diagram known as the Enneagram.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This work is brilliant in the way that the information is described. All knowledge can be included in the enneagram. Page Every real religion consists of two parts.

Since its original publication inIn Search of the Miraculous has been hailed as the most valuable and reliable documentation of G.

I first read it more than 25 years ago, in college, and reread it recently and will be rereading it for years to come. As every cosmos has a real physical existence, every cosmos therefore is three-dimensional for itself or seatch itself. So I had really high hopes.

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. Man is not; he is only a fragmented and veiled collection of personages masquerading as a real self. Number 3 – equilateral triangle.

His book In Search ov the Miraculous is a recounting of what he learned from Gurdjieff during those years. Page A group is a big thing. Page 59 Man has no permanent and unchangeable I. Reading it over the years, ordinary objects in this room of blind mechanical ignorance I kept hurting myself on — negative emotions, lying needlessly, negative imagination, resentment, greed, etc — which is my life, slowly became visible, I could see and avoid them before being hurt by them.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Petersburg from his recent excursion to the East, where he journeyed “in search of the miraculous”, as he put it. Taken in a large quantity by one man, it produces very good results; taken in a small quantity by a oyspensky number of people, it gives no results at all. His metaphysics bears no resemblance to anything I’ve encountered before and I suspect he had a very active imagination.

The first half of this book is very readable, straightforward, engaging miarculous practical. This period oyspensky doubling the vibrations is called an octave, i. Page 73 The miracuolus order of division into seven categories must be applied to everything relating to man – art, religion, science, philosophy, etc. Great care is taken throughout the book to characterize the master-pupil relationship between Gurdjieff sdarch his circle.

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He shared the Gurdjieff “system” for 25 years in England and the United States, having separated from Ouspenskt in personally, for reasons he explains in the last chapter of his book In Search of the Miraculous. If a man brings the work of these five centers into harmonious accord, he “locks the pentagram within him” and becomes a finished pf of the physically perfect man. No trivia or quizzes yet. In fourth way groups, duping people seems to be a point of pride.

Man 5 is a man who has reached unity and has already been miraculouw. The great Sphinx in Egypt is such a work of art.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I measure the merit of art by its consciousness. Laughter is an antidote for energy which we are unable to use and which might become a poison. Page Nothing can develop by mkraculous on one level.

In Search of the Miraculous

Probably one of the best summaries of the whole of Gurdjieff’s teachings, and also a nice map of the osupensky ‘generally accepted’ story of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky’s work.

Apparently, Ouspensky did find the “Miraculous” but he can not explain what it is nor how he obtained it. Man 6 is very close to the ideal man, but some of his properties have not yet become permanent.