Gurdjieff: Making a New World, was one of the last books that J. G. Bennett wrote, published in 1973. It’s a book that tells a new mythology on the nature of existence and on the purpose of human life
Gurdjieff: Making a New World, was one of the last books that J. It’s a book that tells a new mythology on the nature of existence and on the purpose of human life. Gurdjieff was the catalyst for introducing these ideas, and Bennett was a conduit for getting them more broadly distributed. At the heart of this myth is the idea that people matter.
Further Teachings of Gurdjieff: Journey Through This World. He constantly reiterated the necessity for creating a new world based on willing sacrifice, which he says is Reciprocal Maintenance in action. Paperback: 209 pages. Deeper Man" is an enjoyable read and contains a good, concise simplification of Bennett's cosmology, but ultimately it falls short. Personally I think this book should carry Blake's name as author.
Gurdjieff, Making a New World. Throughout his life, Bennett travelled widely and met many little-known but important spiritual leaders. In the early 1920s, he was introduced to . Ouspensky, who both became central guiding forces in his life. Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch, 1872-1949. New York : Harper & Row. Collection. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Kahle/Austin Foundation.
Gurdjieff: Making a New World (Spiritual Classics) by Bennett, John G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles . Gurdjieff, Making a New World. Published by Harper & Row (1976). ISBN 10: 0060904747 ISBN 13: 9780060904746.
In 1962, Bennett gave a seminar on spiritual psychology in which the . Bennett makes a brief reference to these in his book Witness, and many others have attested to them.
In 1962, Bennett gave a seminar on spiritual psychology in which the various elements he had received (particularly from Gurdjieff, Subud and the Shivapuri Baba) were integrated into a coherent psycho-cosmology. Due to Shushud's disagreements with Bennett over this issue, Bennett ended up dividing the proposed book into two separate books, titled respectively Gurdjieff: Making a New World (1973) and The Masters of Wisdom (1975) (not published until after Bennett's death).
Gurdjieff: Making a New World . He discusses how Gurdjieff was educated by the spiritual descendants of these leaders, and how he went about establishing his groups. Bennett ends the book with this paragraph: "Gurdjieff's elaborate symbolism, uncouth neologisms, and changes of terminology were not employed to mislead and obstruct his followers, but to ensure that they would make the effort to discover the meanings for themselves. Explanation is often a fictitious help.
Gurdjieff – Making a New World (. J. Bennett was a student of both Ouspensky and Gurdjieff. This book presents a remarkably methodical result.
He recognizes the life-long impact Ouspensky and particularly Gurdjieff had on John Bennett and describes how Gurdjieff’s influence shaped the groups Bennett led during the last twenty-five years of his life. Gurdjieff’s All and Everything: a Study by J. Bennett.