• December 13, 1974 ~ On The Death of Mr. Bennett

    On The Death of Mr. BennettFourth Year Sherborne StudentsFriday, December 13, 1974(Published in The Enneagram # 9 - January 1977) I wrote this three days after Mr. Bennett's death and for the present article have translated it from the German.…

  • Extracts from a Seminar

    J.G. BennettUndated(Published in The Enneagram #9, January 1977)This is what really attracted me to Gurdjieff’s teaching years ago: From the beginning, it was plain that this was an account of a mutual need, of a need the spiritual has for…

  • OTHER PEOPLE

    OTHER PEOPLEBy J. G. Bennett(This is an excerpt from a talk J.G. Bennett gave on 17th November 1963. Published in the Enneagram #3, October 1975.)I want to direct your attention to some of the ways in which other people affect…

  • THE THEMATIC TECHNIQUE

    When Mr. Bennett began working with themes at Sherborne House he gave the introduction reproduced below. Reading the presentation and discussion of themes, without having worked on them oneself, can create the illusion of understanding. It is important that the…

  • Reversing Negative Attitudes

    “When some of us met a month or two ago at Shantock, I said that I would like to work with a number of people who had already experience of our work, and who would like to follow a program,…

  • The Last Supper ~ 27th JUNE 1949; Special Lecture

    *some pages are missing from the original document  I said I would give a lecture on the Last Supper, because Mr. Gurdjieff had told me to give such a lecture, and I said I would give it to those people…

  • The Recorded Talks of John G. Bennett ~about

    The Recorded Talks of John G. Bennett   At Sherborne House, between October 1971 and December 1974, more than 450 cassette recordings were made of talks by Mr. Bennett to public audiences, various groups of students and other groups of…

  • Istanbul 1972 Hasan Shushud and Sheik Muzaffer Ozak

      HASAN SHUSHUD (1901-1988)   click the link for more informationHASAN SHUSHUD (1901-1988)Bennett met Hasan Shushud, a Turk, in Istanbul on his return from India after his second and final meeting with the Shivapuri Baba in 1963. Shushud is an enigmatic figure…

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