Gurdjieff Society of Massachusetts is an affiliate of the Gurdjieff
Foundation of New York.
The Society is nonsectarian and nondenominational,
and its membership is
composed of individuals from a wide variety of personal, ethnic, and
professional backgrounds. The aims
of the Society are
preserve the ideas and methods of the noted spiritual teacher George
explore what their practice requires in today's world,
maintain a community of seekers that welcomes new members who share
these interests, and
contribute to society's understanding of the human condition, both the
great promise and the great peril.
Introduction to the Ideas and
Practice of the Gurdjieff Teaching
Presented by experienced members of the Society, followed by questions
Topic for May 13, 2015 Pivot Point: Becoming Involved in a Spiritual Community
Many people regard the moment of
becoming involved in a spiritual community as a pivotal point in their
lives. Something new begins and, for many, life will never be the
same as before.
Four members of the Gurdjieff Society will discuss what they were
looking for when they decided to become involved. What attracted
them to the Gurdjieff teaching and community?
Going a step further, they will address the question what, after years
of experience with the teaching and the community, attracts them
now? What holds their interest?
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evolution of man is the evolution of
his consciousness. And
'consciousness' cannot evolve unconsciously. The evolution of man is the evolution of his
will, and 'will' cannot evolve involuntarily. The evolution of man is the evolution of
his power of doing, and 'doing' cannot be the result of things which 'happen'.