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Books by G.I. Gurdjieff

Beelzubub's Tales to His Grandson
Meetings with Remarkable Men
Life Is Real Only Then, When 'I Am'
Views from the Real World

​Books by others in the Gurdjieff canon:
These books provide helpful approaches to the rich system of ideas in the Gurdjieff teaching.

Conge, Michel.  Inner Octaves. Toronto: Dolmen Meadow Editions, 2007.


de Hartmann, Thomas and Olga. Our Life with Mr. Gurdjieff. London: Penguin Arkana, 1992.


de Salzmann, Jeanne. The Reality of Being: The Fourth Way of Gurdjieff. Boston and London: Shambhala, 2010.


Dooling, D.M. A Way or Working: The Spiritual Dimension of Craft. Boulder (Colorado): Shambhala Publications, 1985.


Lannes, Henriette. This Fundamental Quest: The Journey of a Pupil of G. I. Gurdjieff. San Francisco: Far West Institute, 2003.


Lipsey, Roger. Gurdjieff Reconsidered: The Life, the Teachings, the Legacy. Boulder (Colorado): Shambhala Publications, 2019.​​


Needleman, Jacob and Baker, George, eds. G. I. Gurdjieff: Essays and Reflections on the Man and His Teaching. New York: Continuum, 1996.


Needleman, Jacob. Introduction to the Gurdjieff Work. Sandpoint: Morning Light Press, 2009. 


Needleman, Jacob, ed. The Inner Journey: Views from the Gurdjieff Work. Parabola Anthology Series. Sandpoint: Morning Light Press, 2008.


Ouspensky, P. D. In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching. New York: Harcourt Brace and World, 1949


Ouspensky, P. D. The Psychology of Man's Possible Evolution. New York: Hedgehog Press, 1950.


Pentland, John.  Exchanges Within. New York: Continuum, 1997. 


Ravindra, Ravi. Heart Without Measure: Gurdjieff Work with Madame de Salzmann. Sandpoint: Morning Light Press, 2004. 


Tracol, Henri. The Real Question Remains: Gurdjieff: A Living Call. Sandpoint: Morning Light Press, 2009.


Vaysse, Jean. Toward Awakening. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1979. 


Walker, Kenneth. Venture with Ideas. New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1952

Gudjieff Reconsidered, Roger Lipsey

Published on the seventieth anniversary of Gurdjieff's death, Gurdjieff Reconsidered produces a portrait of Gurdjieff as a humane presence, a sophisticated thinker, and a genuine mystic.

WATCH VIDEO: Gurdjieff Reconsidered: The Man, the Teaching, the Legacy

Potter's House Bookstore, Washington, DC
Roger Lipsey, author • May 2019


Online Resources

For extensive information about the Gurdjieff teaching, G. I. Gurdjieff, and centers worldwide for the study of his teaching, the best online resource is the Gurdjieff International Review.


The following articles are suggested, as they are especially informative:

Gurdjieff Library
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