• 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…

  • Studying Being through Gurdjieff Movements

    Studying Being through Movement  with teachers Nella Liska, Walter Goodwin, Jerry Toporovsky September 14-18, 2016, from Wednesday evening through Sunday lunch. in Garrison, NY   This retreat is an opportunity to work with two of the more experienced movements teachers; Nella Liska,…

  • 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…

  • Conscience by George Bennett – July 28, 1988

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • “Conscience”

    "Conscience "January 26, 2015There have been several versions of this transcript over the past 40 years, and a shortened version has been published in the most recent issue of "Parabola" magazine. Here is the full transcript of all three sessions.CONSCIENCEJ.G.…

  • Camp Caravan Summer Seminar ~ June 24 – July 3, 2016

    Camp Caravan Summer Seminar 2016Why are we here?Contact:   Camp Caravan Summer Programs or call the Registrar at 978-939-8616 June 24–July 3, 2016Royalston, Massachusetts, USAWho sends the mind to wander afar?Who first drives life to start on its journey? Who impels us…

  • 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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