The Lost Herald – Issue 2

Subscribe Issue #2 — May 2021 “Like what it does not like” ~ Gurdjieff Kundabuffer Some believe that kundabuffer was implanted by an operation carried out on mankind at the very beginning—when three-brained beings first peopled the planet Earth. It’s an opinion you...

The Lost Herald – Issue 5

Subscribe Issue #5 — June 2021 “A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.” Control and Influence (Part 1) A number of years ago I had surgery...

The Revision of The Tales (Part 3)

As we noted in the first posting in this series, this discussion of the revision of The Tales is not intended to be a critical take-down of the Gurdjieff Foundation’s publication of it. Mme de Salzmann ordered the revision, and it was not published until after her...

Tales of Bodhidharma

A bearded Indian monk, the third son of a South Indian Brahmin king, appeared one day at the Chinese port of Canton and made his way from there to  Nanking, near the mouth of the Yangtze River. He was responding to an invitation from China’s Emperor Wu of the...

Control and Influence (Part 1)

A number of years ago I had surgery for which I agreed to a spinal, rather than a general, anesthetic. In the recovery room I lay on a bed looking at my legs. I had the strange feeling that I was alive, warm, supple from my waist up. Below that there was a sense of...

The Lost Herald – Issue 1

Subscribe Issue #1 — April 2021 “There is a cosmic law which says that every satisfaction must be paid forwith a dissatisfaction.” The Gurdjieff Legacy Gurdjieff has no precedent. This becomes crystal clear when we step back and take a comprehensive view of his...

The Lost Herald – Issue 2

Subscribe Issue #2 — May 2021 “Like what it does not like” ~ Gurdjieff Kundabuffer Some believe that kundabuffer was implanted by an operation carried out on mankind at the very beginning—when three-brained beings first peopled the planet Earth. It’s an...

The Lost Herald – Issue 3

Subscribe Issue #3 — May 2021 “Emotions are the windows of the soul, colored glass through which the soul regards the world.” ~ Gurdjieff A Little More About Kundabuffer Aside from the last post on this topic, the only times we are aware of where Gurdjieff...

The Lost Herald – Issue 4

Subscribe Issue #4 — June 2021 “You already think you can do. To get rid of this conviction is more difficult than anything else for a man.” ~ Gurdjieff The Language Problem When we first read about the Work we tend to ignore much of what Gurdjieff says....