With Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson, G. I. Gurdjieff intended to “destroy, mercilessly the beliefs and views about everything existing in the. Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson has ratings and 77 reviews. The teaching of G. I. Gurdjieff () has come to be recognized as one of the mos. Beelzebub’s Tales To. His Grandson. G.I. Gurdjieff. ALL AND EVERYTHING. Ten Books in Three Series. FIRST SERIES: Three books under the title of β€œAn.

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And from that moment, the given parts of the Omnipresent-Okidanokh begin, together with the said elements of the said medium, to represent the corresponding densities required in planets, that is to say, various kinds of metalloids or even metals, as for instance, the metal I have placed in this sphere, and in which there will proceed artificially hi this moment, at my wish, the action of striving-to-reblend-into-a-whole of the parts of geirge Okidanokh, and which metal, as I have brelzebubs said, exists under the name of red-copper.

This strange disease is manifested by this, that if the invalid is somewhat literate and his rent is paid for three months in advance, he she or it unfailingly begins to write either some “instructive article” or a whole book.

This revised Third Chapter of Dr. By this time the boy who had been laid out flat recovered and, picking himself up, also began to stare at my tooth with the other boys, as if nothing had happened to him.

Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson by G.I. Gurdjieff

At the moment I was experiencing this fear, another granson, the cousin of him who had become the grudjieff victim of my so to say “skill in self-defense,” seeing this, without a moment’s pause, and obviously overcome with a feeling called “consanguinity,” immediately leaped at me and with a full swing struck me in the face with his fist.

If there is a preparation that may allow one to hear better, perhaps it is only the deep wish to be oneself, the wish to live as a normal human being. Thanks merely to this particularity of their psyche and to the fact that the said writer was much spoken about in the said manner, most of the beings there at the present time are quite convinced that he is indeed a very great psychologist and has an incomparable knowledge of the psyche of the beings of his planet.

It is an odd book, indeed. There even then existed special places for slaughterings of this kind which were situated mostly near buildings in memory of something or somebody, chiefly of saints β€” of course, of the saints they themselves had elevated to ‘sainthood.


So when I learned about this terrible fact, there almost occurred in my whole presence a ‘Skinikoonartzino,’ that is to say, the connection between my separate being-centers was almost shattered. When he was young, he spent the majority of his time traveling extensively throughout the East in an attempt to gain knowle G. Archived from the original on 13 April I say “of the kind,” because in general in the process of my life, from the moment I began to distinguish a boy from a girl, I have always done everything, absolutely everything, not as it is done by other, like myself, biped destroyers of Nature’s good.

In that way, there is actually a chance of finding additional comfort, or even hope, in the information that All and everything has to offer.

That Greek language, the spirit and essence of which were transmitted to me by heredity, and the language now spoken by contemporary Greeks, are as much alike as, according to the expression of Mullah Nassr Eddin, “a nail is like a requiem. Is it because he tampered in the rational funstioning of the universe.

We are introduced to Beelzebub on board of his ship Karnak Armenian for dead body along with some other characters. But the agitation which arose in my system from realizing my negligence in obeying the commandment of Mullah Nassr Eddin, not only now seriously troubles me, but a very strange process, which began in both of my recently discovered “souls” and which assumed the form of an unusual itching immediately I understood this, began progressively to increase until it now evokes and produces an almost intolerable pain in the region a little below the right half of my already, without this, overexercised “solar plexus.

Jun 06, Adrian Rush rated it liked it Shelves: To have faith, whether consciously or even quite unconsciously, is for every being very necessary and desirable. I agree with many things he writes about. When this great unconscious author of the “all-universal principle of living” arrived in Moscow, he together with a friend of his became β€” as was and still is usual there β€” “blind drunk” on genuine “Russian vodka. Finally republished in by Penguin Arkana in paperback with corrections of errata and insertion of two paragraphs omitted from page of Chapter 32 “Hypnotism” in earlier editions.

Beelzebub, who, as everyone understands, has possibilities and knowledge enough and to spare for everything. Many of his books such as In search of the miraculous, The fourth way, A new model of the universe or Tertium organum make fine introductions to Gurdjieff, his teachings and ideas. In any single one of these mechanisms I saw there, there must have been more ideas and ‘wiseacrings’ than in all the laws of World-creation and World-existence.

Gornahoor Harharkh is a scientist on the planet Saturn who specializes in elucidating the particularities of Okidanokh, as well as he was Beelzebub’s essence friend. Among these exiles, besides the said comrades of Beelzebub, were a number of those who merely sympathized with him, and also the attendants and subordinates both of Beelzebub and of his comrades.


Gurdjieff turns history on its head and makes it clear that as a species we have a serious defect, suggestibility, that leads to all manner of personal and collective insanity, including war and environmental catastrophe. In life, I have so often got into difficult situations and out of them, that this has become almost a matter of habit for me. Finding that the price was not at all high for what in his opinion was such a beautiful fruit, our Kurd decided to buy a whole pound.

It is, in a very rea”l way, one of the first truly ‘postmodern’ works of art. Though, as I have already said, you are a long way off, and they will be unable to get at you to punish you personally, yet nevertheless if they should somehow unexpectedly chance to learn even at twentieth hand how you insulted them, then you could at once be sure of their real ‘anathema,’ and the dimensions of this anathema would depend upon the interests with which they happened to be occupied at the given moment.

Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson

But the pot is not yet full! It was given to me by a Gurdjieffien.

Please, reader, do not worry. Thereupon the salesman, making as is said the “oleaginous” face proper to all salesmen, replied that the book indeed cost only forty-five kopecks, but had to be sold at sixty because fifteen kopecks were added for postage. The shopkeeper replied that a pound of the “fruit” would cost two cents. It can manifest itself effectively and successfully and fulfill the purpose of its existence, preordained by the CREATORonly in that sphere appropriate to it.

In any case I have begun just thus, and as to how the rest will go I can only say meanwhile, as the blind man once expressed it, “we shall see. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I find it necessary on the first page of this book, quite ready for publication, to give burdjieff following advice:.

Stop eating that extraordinary product, so unaccustomed for your nature. According to Gurdjieff this applies to “average people” as well as to those who are on “higher levels”.

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