The Ears of King Midas

The donkey’s ears are difficult to conceal  The god Pan was once so foolish as to compare his music with the divine music of Apollo. He even went so far as to challenge Apollo to a trial of music. Apollo accepted at once. So Tmolus, the mountain-god agreed to...

Issue #7

Subscribe Issue #7 — September 2021 “Sincerity is the key to self-knowledge and to be sincere with oneself brings great suffering.  ~ Gurdjieff Control and Influence (Part 3) The Role of Fear Take a moment now and recall the experience of feeling out of control …...

Issue #8

Subscribe Issue #8 — January 2022 He who knows what his moon is and does can understand the cosmos.~ Gurdjieff Every Memory is a Lantern Every memory is a lantern, a light, which if remembered and strung together in awareness with all the others connected by...

Lost Herald Issues

Issue #8 by Robin Bloor | January 11, 2022 | Issue, The Lost Herald | 0 CommentsIssue #8 — January 2022 He who knows what his moon is and does can understand the cosmos.~ Gurdjieff Hi A New Year begets a new Newsletter. To bring you up-to-date, we began The Tales...

The Tales Study Resource

In recent months, we have found ourselves running multiple reading groups for The Tales. Naturally, in every meeting one of our number took notes of the discussions that followed the reading. We also posted the video record of the meeting to this website. Several...

A Non-Atheistic Cosmology

ALL Cosmology, since the advent of the so called “Age of Enlightenment,” has been an attempt to determine the mechanics of the dead body of the Universe. There has been no effort to conceive of, never mind discuss, the possibility of an absolute...

Every Memory is a Lantern

Every memory is a lantern, a light, which if remembered and strung together in awareness with all the others connected by association, will reveal the outline of my life at a higher level. They are remembered because I was present in the moment of imprinting. What did...

The Rebirth of The Grand Lama

A Grand Lama had passed his whole life in idleness. Although he was surrounded by men of learning, had had excellent tutors in his youth, and had inherited an excellent library from his predecessors, he scarcely knew how to read. One day, this lama died. Now, in those...

What is Knowledge?

In 1880, undergraduates of Balliol College, Oxford wrote a number of quatrains lampooning various members of the college. About Benjamin Jowett, Master of Balliol, they wrote as follows: First come I. My name is Jowett.There’s no knowledge but I know it.I am...

The Tales and Background Research

Where our knowledge is lacking, in respect of the real world activity Beelzebub mentions, we need to educate ourselves. Beelzebub speaks of ancient civilizations, including Babylon and Egypt, where there is a partial historical record. He covers Greece and Rome, where...