by. P.D. Ouspensky, In Ouspensky’s ‘In Search Of The Miraculous’ the reader is introduced to the authors first meeting and following time spent with the. P. D. Ouspensky The book is written in the form of a personal account of Ouspensky’s years with Gurdjieff, and the ideas of . A characteristic of In Search of the Miraculous, which from all other accounts doubtless reflects the Gurdjieff. In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching. Front Cover. P. D. Ouspensky, Petr Demʹi︠a︡novich Uspenskiĭ. Harcourt, Incorporated, .

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The Book of Secrets: Customers who bought this item also bought. All Volumes Illustrated Edition. All and Mieaculous, Third Series Compass. In this book, Ouspensky meets up with Gurdjieff, a self-professed esoteric teacher. Do you often feel overwhelmed by the never ending demands of a fast-paced modern world? He immediately joins Gurdjieff’s esoteric school, and begins learning a certain system of self-development which originated in the East, allegedly during the most remote antiquity, possibly millennia before recorded history.

It goes without saying that In Search of the Miraculous has inspired great thinkers and writers of ensuing spiritual movements, including Marianne Williamson, the highly acclaimed author of A Return to Love and Illuminata.

The Rejected Texts, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. Some of the concepts which have stuck with me are: We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. 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.


Jun 17, Maureen rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This historic and influential work is considered by many to be a primer of mystical thought as expressed through the Work, a combination of Eastern philosophies that had for centuries been passed on orally miracculous teacher to student. Item s unavailable for purchase. The book is dense and deserves several readings and study over a period of years.

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Past a certain stage, evolution is not and cannot be automatic, mechanical; it requires special work and conscious discipline. This way is “against god”.

This miracukous one of those books that need more than one reading.

Views Read Edit View history. He mirxculous me as a one of the would-be cult leaders or spiritualist hucksters, like Blavatsky, who cropped up around this time.

This page was last ps on 16 Septemberat The edition has a foreword by writer Marianne Williamsonin which she notes the book’s reputation as being a classic, or even a primer, in the teaching of esoteric principles and ideas. The worst parts involve ridiculous theories about the universe’s origins, strange interpretations for chemical interactions and how they fit in with made-up conceptual models like the ‘Octaves’, ‘Law of three’, ‘ene Probably one of the best summaries of the whole of Gurdjieff’s teachings, and also a nice map of the whole ‘generally accepted’ story of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky’s work.


It’s clear–no Beelzebub’s Talesian mumbo-jumbo. I first must apologize. Fragments of an Unknown Teaching. I couldn’t finish it.

When leaving Petersburg at the start of my journey I had said that I was going ouslensky “seek the miraculous. On the Nature of Consciousness: Much of this probably sounded plausible at the time. I love you all stay blessed.

Ecco, ouspnsky del genere proprio non le capisco. Gurdjieff’s goal, to introduce the Work to the West, attracted many students, amongthem Ouspensky, an established mathematician, journalist, and, with the publication of In Search of the Miraculous, an eloquent and persuasive proselyte.

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Like Hesse, Gurdjieff sees man as a plurality, and the singular ‘I’ as an illusion. Talks With a Devil.

Wow – I had to read it 3 times this year and it is still standing on my table.