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Gnosis I-III by Boris Mouravieff

Boris Mouravieff was an enigmatic ‘third man’, known to Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, who found and learned to practise what he clearly believed to be the complete system of which only fragtments had been previously published in Ouspensky’s works. Many of his discoveries are described in this trilogy, which contains the fundamental components of the Christian […]

HELLAS – A Spectacle with Music and Dances in four acts by Rodney Collin

HELLAS – A Spectacle with Music and Dances in four acts is written in 1951 by Rodney Collin, while he was living in Mexico. From the foreword: “The ideas expressed in this play are not original. They have been expressed many times in history in various ways – now philosophically, now as poetry, and again in painting […]

Conscience by Ouspensky

Conscience with the subtitle The Search for Truth, is a collection of shorter works by P. D. Ouspensky the author of Tertium Organum and In Search of the Miraculous, and also the man known as “O” in the circles around G. I. Gurdjieff in the early days in Russia. The book starts by introducing Ouspensky […]

On Love. Freely adapted from the Tibetan by A. R. Orage

On Love. Freely adapted from the Tibetan by A. R. Orage was first published in The New Republic (New York) in December 1924, then as a 24 page book by The Unicorn Press in 1932, this has became Orage’s most anthologised essay. It is said that Orage wrote this text after a late night conversation […]

A Journey Through Georgia C. E. Bechhofer Roberts

Journalist Carl Eric Bechhofer Roberts, spoke Russian and traveled widely in Russia and the Caucasus. He was acquainted with Ouspensky as a fellow journalist, when he went to report on conditions there in 1919. Roberts describes a series of engaging meetings he had with “a curious individual named Georgiy Ivanovich Gourjiev” as well as an informed assessment […]

Gurdjieff, the Unknown Man by Kenneth Walker, M. D.

Gurdjieff, the Unknown Man is Kenneth Walker’s vivid account of his meetings with Ouspensky and first visits to Gurdjieff’s Paris apartment in the late 1940s. The text distinguished by his keenly trained powers of observation. The Russian philosopher P. D. Ouspensky illustrated the difficulty of recognizing a teacher of esoteric knowledge, with two stories. The first told […]

Letters from Russia by Ouspensky

Letters from Russia by Ouspensky. From 1907 until 1913 P. D. Ouspensky wrote for a Russian newspaper, mostly on foreign affairs. At the same time he was working on various books based on the idea that our consciousness is an incomplete state not far removed from sleep, and also that our three-dimensional view of the […]

Mysteries of the Seed by Rodney Collin

In 1931 Rodney Collin read a New Model of the Universe by P.D. Ouspensky, and in 1935 he and his wife attended some talks given by Maurice Nicoll, who had been a pupil of both Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, but he did not continue with Nicoll’s meetings. Through one of the members of the Peace Pledge Union, […]

The Theory of Conscious Harmony – From the letters of Rodney Collin

Rodney Collin was closely associated with P.D. Ouspensky. In 1948 he moved to Mexico to carry on the study and practice of the ideas received from Ouspensky and Ouspensky’s teacher, Gurdjieff. During the next few years he corresponded with a large number of people, from many walks of life, all over the world, who sought […]

Talks With a Devil by P. D. Ouspensky

Talks With a Devil by P. D. Ouspensky: “I will tell you a fairy tale,” said the Devil, “on one condition: you must not ask me the moral. You may draw any conclusion you like, but please do not question me. As it is, far too many follies are laid at our door, yet we, […]

A Record of Meetings & A Further Record by Ouspensky

A Record of Meetings & A Further Record are detailed and impressive collections of transcriptions from meetings Ouspensky held with various groups between 1928 and 1947. The talks, often formed as question and answer sessions or discussions, centers about the teachings Ouspensky recieved earlier by Gurdjieff. The texts give us a deeper understanding of concepts […]

Tertium Organum by P. D. Ouspensky

Tertium Organum, the first of Ouspensky’s major works, was originally published in 1912 in St. Petersburg, and a second revised edition appeared four years later in Petrograd. Nicholas Bessaraboff brought a copy of the second edition with him when he emigrated to the United States before the Russian Revolution of March 1917. The book was […]

The Enneagram A Lecture by G.I.Gurdjieff

The Enneagram A Lecture by G.I.Gurdjieff is a transcription of the talk wherein Gurdjieff reintroduced the Enneagram to the public. Please note that a similar version of this talk was presented in Chapter 14 of In Search of the Miraculous by P.D. Ouspensky. The Enneagram A Lecture by G.I.Gurdjieff, download the entire book here: The […]

The Fourth Way by P. D. Ouspensky

When P. D. Ouspensky was asked if he intended to publish his lectures, he answered: ‘What is the use? The most important is not the lectures but the questions and answers.’ This book consists of verbatim extracts from talks and answers to questions given by Ouspensky between 1921 and 1946. Chapter I is a general […]

The Symbolism of the Tarot by Ouspensky

The Symbolism of the Tarot by P.D. Ouspensky. From the foreword: “No study of occult philosophy is possible without an acquaintance with symbolism, for if the words occultism and symbolism are correctly used, they mean almost one and the same thing. Symbolism cannot be learned as one learns to build bridges or speak a foreign […]

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