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Idiots In Paris

Author : John Godolphin Bennett
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These diary entries from John and Elizabeth Bennett cover the few months before Gurdjieff's death in Paris on October29, 1949. Twice daily the group would go through a series of rituals, the most significant of which was known as "the toast of the idiots". This "science of idiotism" portrayed the human situation and the hazards of attaining liberation.

Gurdjieff And Music

Author : Johanna Petsche
ISBN : 9789004284449
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In Gurdjieff and Music Johanna Petsche examines the large and diverse body of piano music produced by Armenian-Greek spiritual teacher G. I. Gurdjieff (c.1866-1949) in collaboration with his devoted pupil Thomas de Hartmann (1885-1956). Petsche draws on a range of unpublished materials and data from original field research to critically situate and assess this music within its socio-cultural and unique religio-spiritual

Three Dangerous Magi Osho Gurdjieff Cr

Author : P. T. Mistlberger
ISBN : 9781846946936
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The Three Dangerous Magi reveals scandal, mayhem, death, sex, drugs, ecstasy, enlightenment, in the lives of the three most notorious sages of the 20th century. Use their story for personal transformation.

French Twentieth Bibliography

Author : Douglas W. Alden
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This series of bibliographical references is one of the most important tools for research in modern and contemporary French literature. No other bibliography represents the scholarly activities and publications of these fields as completely.

My Life J G Bennett And G I Gurdjieff

Author : Elizabeth Bennett
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The author stresses at the outset that this book is a memoir, not to be confused with an autobiography. The published book is a compilation of a set of manuscripts, and the transcription of a voice recording made in the last year of her life. The text is divided into chapters, each of which gives a vignette of a particular series of events in the author's life - beginning with her sheltered childhood at Eton College; her experiences as a volunteer in the ranks, and later as an officer in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force during the Second World War; her first introduction to the ideas now known as the Fourth Way; the ten months she spent in G.I Gurdjieff's inner circle in Paris in 1949; her life and travels with her husband during the 1950s. This book gives a remarkably candid account of life impressions, and a fascinating insight into the personal lives of two great 20th century teachers. Illustrated with a selection of twenty-four of the author's own sketches in pen and watercolour.

Mary Poppins She Wrote

Author : Valerie Lawson
ISBN : 9781476762937
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The remarkable life of P.L. Travers, the creator of Mary Poppins. An arresting life…Lawson is superb at excavating the details. –Library Journal The spellbinding stories of Mary Poppins, the quintessentially English and utterly magical nanny, have been loved by generations. She flew into the lives of the unsuspecting Banks family in a children’s book that was instantly hailed as a classic, then became a household name when Julie Andrews stepped into the title role in Walt Disney’s hugely successful and equally classic film. But the Mary Poppins in the stories was not the cheery film character. She was tart and sharp, plain and vain. She was a remarkable character. The story of Mary Poppins’ creator, as this definitive biography reveals, is equally remarkable. The fabulous English nanny was actually conceived by an Australian, Pamela Lyndon Travers, who came to London in 1924 from Queensland as a journalist. She became involved with Theosophy, traveled in the literary circles of W.B. Yeats and T.S. Eliot, and became a disciple of the famed spiritual guru, Gurdjieff. She famously clashed with Walt Disney over the adaptation of the Mary Poppins books into film. Travers, whom Disney accused of vanity for “thinking you know more about Mary Poppins than I do,” was as tart and opinionated as Julie Andrews’s big-screen Mary Poppins was cheery. Yet it was a love of mysticism and magic that shaped Travers’s life as well as the character of Mary Poppins. The clipped, strict, and ultimately mysterious nanny who emerged from her pen was the creation of someone who remained inscrutable and enigmatic to the end of her ninety-six years. Valerie Lawson’s illuminating biography provides the first full look whose personal journey is as intriguing as her beloved characters.

The Sevenfold Work

Author : J. G. Bennett
ISBN : 0900306238
Genre : Occultism
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Gurdjieff

Author : J. Walter Driscoll
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It S Spring Time

Author : Elizabeth Bennett
ISBN : 1589256395
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Animals perform such springtime activities as nesting, cleaning, playing, and enjoying the season's weather.

Afternoons Of A Woman Of Leisure

Author : Elizabeth Bennett
ISBN : 9781101623565
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AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME As a beautiful young woman married to a much older, wealthy man, Joanna has the life of a woman of leisure: a great deal of comfort, and little satisfaction. With her husband “going through a phase” of disinterest in her sexually, Joanne decides to embark on a phase of her own… Venturing out in the afternoons, she discovers the mysterious O, a woman whose employees help clients explore the bounds of pleasure and pain. Her initial experiences are a shock to the senses…a shock that leaves her wanting more. But as she gets deeper into this exciting and dangerous world, Joanna finds herself the victim of shifting alliances, and begins gathering secrets to plot a revenge that goes further than anyone could have imagined.

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