Resources

For further study …

While many books have been written about Gurdjieff and his ideas — not all of which are by people who met him — the list below may offer a reliable guide.

BOOKS BY GURDJIEFF HIMSELF

All and Everything: Beelzebub’s Tales to his Grandson.

Meetings with Remarkable Men.

Views From the Real World.

EXPOSITIONS OF HIS IDEAS BY DIRECT PUPILS

The Psychology of Man’s Possible Evolution (P.D. Ouspensky).

In Search of the Miraculous (P.D. Ouspensky).

Our Life with Mr. Gurdjieff (Thomas and Olga de Hartmann).

Toward Awakening (Jean Vaysse).

MUSIC: The Music of Gurdjieff/de Hartmann

Volume 1: Asian Songs and Rhythms.

Volume 2: Music of the Sayyids and the Dervishes.

Volume 3: Hymns, Prayers, and Rituals.

FILM

Meetings with Remarkable Men. Directed by Peter Brook (1979).