• Gotham Book Mart, June 1, 1971 NYC J.G. Bennett

    “We have a time in front of us that we have to live through, and it is the next fifty years that will be critical. It is wise to look at the fifty years that are coming as a whole,…

  • 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…

  • The Masters of Wisdom: quote

    “ We human beings have a deep awareness, deeper than egoism itself, of our kinship with nature. We feel that creativity without love is daemonic, but we are forced to recognise that love has no power to overcome egoism. Life…

  • Excerpt of a talk by John G Bennett May 16, 1970

    This is the last ten minutes of a recording made with Olga de Nottbeck on May 16, 1970 to be mailed to groups in New York and Finland. JGB proposes a group task that we can actually all work on…

  • Quote from the Dramatic Universe Vol I

    (click image for a larger view) “It is now possible to define three gradations of true individuality. The first is that in which the entity can be conscious of its own genetic constitution and direct its activity according to this…

  • The Hazards of Human Society

    JG BennettUndated(Excerpts from a talk by J.G. Bennett – undated. Published in the Enneagram, #5, April 1976. This and related talks by J.G. Bennett will soon be published by Coombe Springs Press under the title "Hazard; Transformation of Man Series…

  • 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…

  • Suffering

    Excerpt: Intimations Talks with J.G. Bennett at Beshara Chapter: Suffering; page 59 "In the Sermon on the Mount we are told 'Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, pray for them that despitefully use you and that persecute you'.…

  • Meeting on September 9 1948 ~ Gurdjieff

    Meeting on September 9, 1948GURDJIEFF Livingston Hall, London UK J.G. BennettAbout sixty years ago a small group of people came together in the Caucasus to study two questions: firstly, to verify or disprove the reality of what are sometimes called…

  • The Distinction Between Sensing and Feeling

    J. G. BennettThursday, 17 March 1949 Livingstone HallThere is one thing I advise you all to work on persistently until you have mastered it, and that is the distinction between sensing and feeling. This is one of the foundations of…

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