The book is written in the form of a personal account of Ouspensky’s years with Gurdjieff, and the ideas of Gurdjieff are presented to some extent in their. In Ouspensky’s ‘In Search Of The Miraculous’ the reader is introduced to the authors first meeting and following time spent with the enigmatic Greek/Armenian . Buy In Search of the Miraculous: The Definitive Exploration of G. I. Gurdjieff’s Thought and Universal View (Harvest Book) Revised ed. by P. D. Ouspensky.

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More difficult tasks, called “barriers”, can cause a man to stop between two barriers and be unable to move forward or backward.

Even groups that are not necessarily exploitative or fraudulent tend to attract people who especially like the idea of being “esoteric,” to use a term Ouspensky used, but which was far more appropriate eighty years ago than it is today. For that reason I hesitated to offer a review, but I feel obligated to do so anyway. Like the idea of the centers, once the ideas of the law of three forces and the law of the octave are introduced they become a permanent part of all future discussion.

The growth of knowledge in one domain evokes the growth of ignorance in another. Macrocosmos – the large cosmos Milky Way, “6”. Page Everything happens; no one does anything.

Essence in a man is what is his own. My copy of it is littered with underlined sentences, enneagrams, scribbled notes on will, being miraculoue function, and notes on octaves and self-observation. The next outer circle, the “mesoteric”, is the middle circle. Chapter after remarkable chapter confirmed then what I know now: Oct 16, Zendali rated it really liked it Shelves: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The impossibility of violence to produce anything positive is an esoteric principle.


He took the order of the planets in the order of the days of the week. Problem is too much of a pf thing is sometimes not good for the thing itself.

In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching by P.D. Ouspensky

Quotes from In Search of the It also is a historic work, describing the dangers of life in Russia during the Russian Revolution, and the methods of the communists and others in destroying the fabric of that society. The three divided forces in the worlds of the second order create new worlds of the third inn. Man 7 is the man who had reached the full development possible to man. Man 6 is very close to the ideal man, but some of his properties have not yet become permanent.

And that there is a difference between knowledge and being and that people from the West tend to value Knowledge more than being while people from the East tend to value being more.

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According to Ouspensky and others, he had a very miraculojs personality. Every phenomenon is the result of simultaneous action of the three forces – the positive, the negative, and the neutralizing.

I don’t know anyone who understands everything who reads it, however what you do understand will change your life. Page Wars cannot be stopped. The speed of vibrations shows the intelligence or the consciousness of matter. Page Every real religion consists of two parts. Originally published at the time of Gurdjieff’s death and authorized by Gurdjieff himself, it is considered one of the best expositions of the structure of Gurdjieff’s ideas and is often used as a means of teaching Gurdjieff’s system, although Ouspensky himself never endorsed its use in such a broad manner.


Le cose che non ho assolutamente capito e che mi sembrano fuori da ogni comprensione sono: There are three kinds of intervals in an octave: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The sun influences the planets.

In exact knowledge, classification is made according to cosmic traits. All his deeds are the results of external influences, external impressions. In the ascending octave, we ouspebsky designate the low end “do” and the point at which the vibrations have doubled also as “do”. Page 75 It is impossible to study a system of the universe without studying man. So I had really high hopes. The Psychology of Man’s Possible Evolution. The latter is evolution, the former involution.

Page 67 Knowledge by itself does not give understanding.

In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching

We start at “1” on the circle, and connect it to “4”, then to “2”, then to “8”, then to “5”, and finally to “7”. Page In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust.

One is near the beginning, and the other occurs almost at the sesrch. I love you all stay blessed.