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....

The Language Problem

When we first read about the Work we tend to ignore much of what Gurdjieff says. The simple fact is that some of what he says is hard to believe and some of it is hard to take in. A good example of this is what he says about language, that is our language, that is the...

The Revision of The Tales (2)

There is an old joke that did the rounds when the first English Russian translation computer was announced. Someone who was given access to it decided to put in an English phrase, translate it into Russian and then immediately translate the Russian words back to...

The Lattice

A friend and teacher said to me once; “Ideas are the building blocks of concepts and theories. When they are stacked and tied to each other in a particular pattern, they form a lattice in the conceptual part of my mind.  But, as exciting as ideas may be to my mind, of...

Kar Mahi

The Kar Mahi swims in the Zareh Vourukasha, the inconceivably vast expanse at the highest realm of space. There, super ethereal waves are born and penetrate all worlds. For that reason, it is spoken of as a sea, and Kar Mahi is imagined as a fish with an all-pervading...

Basic Concepts of Objective Science

When we learn contemporary science, we need to grasp some fundamental concepts. The same is true of objective science. Below we briefly describe and explain its basic concepts. Cosmos The first fundamental concept of objective science is the idea of a cosmos or cosmic...

The Revision of The Tales (1)

The discussion here of the revision of The Tales is not intended to be a critical broadside against the Gurdjieff Foundation’s publication of the revised version of The Tales. Several things are interesting about the 1992 revised version. Discussing them will, I...