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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Throughout the book, Ouspensky never refers to Gurdjieff directly, only using the single initial “G. This historic and influential work is considered by many to be a primer of mystical thought as expressed through the Work, a combination of Miracullus philosophies that had for centuries been passed on orally from teacher to student.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. There also exists a symbology of magic, a symbology of alchemy, and a symbology of astrology.

Thank you for your feedback. Conversations with Gurdjieff continue until gradually a group forms itself for the sake of studying and putting the ideas into practice. Earth 79 years 2, years 75,, years. S I had this book on my shelf for years, and had read about Gurdjieff from other authors, but never from one so close to G.

We also studied psychic phenomena. This was my first encounter with Gurdjieff, and though I certainly recommend his own writings miraculouus well, this book has served as a perfect introduction for many people in the last half century.

In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching

Page A man has a role for every kind of circumstance in which he ordinarily finds himself in life – one or two for his family, one or two for the office, and yet another one for friends in a restaurant.


Wow – I had to read it 3 times this year and it is still standing on my table. 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. Man 4 is a man who has ideals. Aug 12, Marcella rated it really liked it. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. This “additional shock” must correspond in force and character to the interval it is filling. The large accumulator contains an enormous amount of energy.

They are not permanent. This part is preserved ouspenky secret in special schools. On the most prevalent occasions a man is identified with what others think about him, how they treat him, what attitude they show towards him.

There is a good deal of debate as to whether or not the latter was an authentic teacher or a charlatan. Page 22 Everything is dependent on everything else, everything is connected, nothing is separate. Apr 08, Joke rated it really liked it.

Every phenomenon in the universe is inevitably the manifestation of three forces; and every process takes place according to a structure symbolized by the familiar seven-tone musical scale, with steps either upward or downward and with junctures, or intervals, where the development of forces is checked and requires special new energy to proceed along its original path. In searchh, only super-efforts are counted. Certainly, Miracukous and other groups, being made up of people, have their flaws, and there are things to be learned in some not all!


The “breath of organic life” is twenty-four hours. Page We must take a unit and divide it into seven equal parts. Page A man is unable to change the form of his thinking or his feeling hhe he has changed his repertory of postures and movements. Amazon Migaculous Refurbished products with a warranty.

If a man dies without have awakened he cannot be born.

In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching by P.D. Ouspensky

We actually require higher emotional energy to become conscious, and negative emotions drain us of this. Ouspensky which recounts his meeting and subsequent association with George Gurdjieff.

Mead’s book was a collection of fragments of an almost forgotten religion: Page We have a perfectly clear example of the relation of zero to infinity. He found that there was no wrong place for a “shock” at all. Page Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity for self-change. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Miracculous Policy. Such discipline lies at the heart of the great traditions, but this path does not exist in the modern, Western world. Page Time goes beyond four dimensions.

In exact knowledge, classification is made according to cosmic traits. I read and dog-eared my one paperback copy of In Search of the Miraculous and re-read it so much, it fell apart, forcing me to buy this copy on Amazon I am reviewing for you now.