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Nottingham, Theodore J.
On the Wisdom of the Fourth Way
This reality of the "state of waking sleep" as Gurdjieff called it, suggests that we are hardly any more conscious or in control as when we are asleep and that we in fact live mostly in a dream state.
Theodore Nottingham Interview
Upon encountering the writings of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky during an intensive period of searching for deeper meaning in life, my life was transformed into a "before and after". After that followed a time of reading all related materials and finding
Teachings On The Fourth Way: Answers to Questions From a Seeker
A teaching dialogue on certain fundamental ideas related to the application of the Fourth Way teachings.
The Art of Personal Transformation
A presentation of some of the Fourth Way's key ideas related to practical personal development and the awakening of higher consciousness.
The Wheel of Transformation: Karlfried Graf Durckheim's method of spiritual awakening
Note to the reader: This article is presented to persons interested in the Fourth Way in an effort to make clear the links between the great teachings on spiritual evolution.
Gurdjieff: Teacher of Radical Transformation
The teachings of George Gurdjieff are at the core of all that is most profound in religions, philosophies, and esoteric knowledge. He presents us with practical, uncompromising self-discovery, self-realization and self-transcendence.
It is called the Work because it requires real effort that each of us can make invisibly and internally. We are talking here about an inner psychological work, a work that requires you to not merely know the ideas...