In Search of P. D. Ouspensky: The Genius in the Shadow of Gurdjieff

In Search of P. D. Ouspensky: The Genius in the Shadow of Gurdjieff

Gary Lachman


P. D. Ouspensky's vintage paintings In seek of the Miraculous used to be the 1st to disseminate the information of G. I. Gurdjieff, the mysterious grasp of esoteric notion within the early 20th century who nonetheless instructions a following this day. Gurdjieff's mystique has lengthy eclipsed Ouspensky, as soon as defined via Gurdjieff as "nice to drink vodka with, yet a susceptible man." but Ouspensky used to be a super, complete thinker in his personal correct, and a few reflect on his assembly with the charismatic "Mr. G." the disaster of his existence. certainly, in next years Ouspensky attempted tough, with restricted good fortune, to wreck away. This e-book strikes Ouspensky's personal tale middle degree, opposed to the backdrop of the Russian Revolution, the dervishes of Constantinople, and a worldly Europe entre deux guerres. The archetypal come upon it describes echoes that of Don Juan and Castaneda, or maybe Mephistopheles and Faust. one of many nice mystical adventures of our time, it is going to fascinate everybody drawn to the farthest reaches of what it potential to be human. The paperback version incorporates a new bankruptcy on Gary Lachman's personal former paintings in Gurdjieff's psychology.

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