Masters of Wisdom, chapter 4, “The Time of Christ” – read by: George Bennett

In August 1974, near the end of the third Basic Course at Sherborne, and just a few months before his death, JG Bennett fulfilled a prophecy made by Gurdjieff at his table in 1949: “One day Mr. Bennett will give a conference on the Last Supper, and many people will be thankful to him.” This ‘conference’ formed the basis for Chapter Four in The Masters of Wisdom – now published as a sound file on this website – and I am fortunate to have been among the people who heard it. To understand the context of Bennett’s talk it may […]

Skills for Life Course August 5 – 13, 2017 and August 13-20, 2017

Skills for Life Skills-for-Lifesummer courseAugust, 2017Royalston, Massachusetts http://www.skills-for-life.org An immersive program for young adults”to create a more meaningful life” August 5-13Introductory week August 13-20Optional part two and alumni week Camp Caravan, Royalston, Massachusetts, USA Access a wider range of skills and practices than provided by conventional education We warmly invite you to join the 2017 Skills-for-Life residential program at Camp Caravan, for young adults ages eighteen and over. Participate in hands-on classes in gardening, cooking, and carpentry, with equally practical work on understanding our own natures. Through art, mindfulness techniques, meditation, movement, and community living, gain a better understanding of your […]

Conscience by George Bennett – July 28, 1988

Conscience by George Bennett – July 28, 1988  ©George Bennett 2016This talk and discussion took place on July 28, 1988, as part of the Annual Eight-Day Seminar held in Cave Junction, Oregon. The seminar was sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Study of the Humanities. (Published in Impressions, Summer 1989) George Cornelius has proposed as the theme for this seminar “Maintaining My Vessel.” Tonight I want to ask the question, “For what?” Or even more strongly, “So what?” What do we think this Work is for? What difference does it make? Does it matter if I acquire higher being […]