• Uploaded documents from the April 2020 Newsletter

    NEWSLETTER SPRING 2020 – INTRODUCTION   On New Year’s Eve of 1949, nine weeks after the death of Gurdjieff, John Bennett was in New Jersey, staying at the home of Mme. Ouspensky, and on that afternoon he met with her…

  • Gurdjieff: Making a New World, Appendix II; The Great Laws

    Appendix IIThe Great Laws           Ben Bennett, with the assistance of Victor McSurely have made a recorded reading of “Appendix II – The Great Laws” Here is the link to the audio recording: You can download the audio…

  • New Edition of The Masters of Wisdom

    THE MASTERS OF WISDOMJ.G. Bennett In 1961, John Bennett travelled to Kathmandu to meet the 135-year-old sage known as the Shivapuri Baba, and the following year he made a second nine months before the old man’s final departure. At the…

  • J.G. Bennett ~ 120th Anniversary ~ June 8, 1897

    The picture of JGB with his hand under his chin always makes me smile, as I remember where and when it was taken. Hodder & Stoughton the publishers wanted a dust jacket portrait for Vol. 3 of Dramatic Universe, but…

  • Gurdjieff: Making a New World ~ 2016

    I am not going to include this article in any JGB publication as it represents no more than my own thoughts after working carefully through his book over the past three months. When Bennett began work on this book, he…

  • Bennett and Higher Worlds

    J.G. BENNETT AND HIGHER WORLDS Ben Bennett   John Bennett is known as a transmitter of Gurdjieff’s teachings, as a pioneer of coal research, mathematician, linguist; as a seeker of wisdom, as a maverick risk-taking adventurer. But in his last…

  • Newsletter Article by: Ben Bennett

    I was struck by a statement Mr. Bennett made in “Gurdjieff: Making a New World” (Chapter 3): “I think Gurdjieff uses the story of Ashiata Shiemash not only to underline the central significance of conscience in his message to humanity,…

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