Recommended Books

Gurdjieff, G. I. All and Everything or Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson: An Objectively Impartial Criticism of the Life of Man. In two editions: First edition: New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1950; reprinted 1964, 1973, 1993; Penguin Compass, 1999. Revised edition: New York: Tarcher Penguin, 2006.​ 

“I decided to consecrate the whole of myself from that time on to the creation here of such conditions that the functioning of the “sacred-conscience” still surviving in their subconsciousness, might gradually pass into the functioning of their ordinary consciousness.”​ —Ashiata Shiemash, as quoted by Beelzebub in Ch. 26 of Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson.

Meetings with Remarkable Men. New York: Penguin Compass, 2002.

Views from the Real World. New York: Penguin Compass, 1984.

De Salzmann, Jeanne

Ouspensky, Peter D.

The Reality of Being: The Fourth Way of Gurdjieff. Boston: Shambhala, 2010

In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching. New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1949. Paperback edition, New York: Harcourt, Brace, 2001.

The Psychology of Man’s Possible Evolution.  2nd edition, with a preface by John Pentland. New York: Knopf, 1974.

Vaysse, Jean Toward Awakening: An Approach to the Teaching Left by Gurdjieff.  Sandpoint, ID: Morning Light Press, 2008.

Introductory Readings

Introduction to the Gurdjieff Work, by Dr. Jacob Needleman: An excellent introduction to the contemporary Gurdjieff Work.

Gurdjieff International Review: A comprehensive website devoted to Gurdjieff and his teaching.