George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff

George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff was a mystic, philosopher, spiritual teacher, and composer of Armenian and Greek descent, born in the late 19th century. He is best known for his teachings on achieving higher states of consciousness and for his method of self-development known as the Fourth Way. Gurdjieff's ideas were conveyed through movements, music, and writings, and he established the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man in France. His most notable literary works include 'Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson' and 'Meetings with Remarkable Men', which explore his concepts and experiences.


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  1. 1. Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson

    "Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson" is a philosophical narrative that explores human nature and the universe. The story is told through the perspective of Beelzebub, a demon who shares tales of his experiences on Earth with his grandson. The book delves into deep philosophical and spiritual concepts, providing a critique of human behavior, societal norms, and the concept of enlightenment. It challenges readers to question their understanding of life, spirituality, and the nature of reality.

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