Thursday, June 21, 2012


What is The Work?
"The Work is for those who are looking for something, who are not satisfied with what they have found in life, and who feel that there must be something else besides success or failure in life, besides what they have been taught at school and college and by their upbringing in general."

— G.I. Gurdjieff —

Uploaded by on Oct 8, 2009
A presentation on the teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff and the Fourth Way system of self-awareness and transformation of consciousness.

Additional material on these teachings can be found in the books:

"The Wisdom of the Fourth Way: Origins and Applications of a Perennial Teaching"
"The Fourth Way and Esoteric Christianity: An Introduction to the Teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff" which can be found here:
This introductory lecture examines key ideas, practices, and leading interpreters of these wisdom teachings which lead to practical change for those who undertake "The Work".
This is the full lecture running 14:40 minutes which was initially available as a three minute clip.


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