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In Search of the Miraculous: The Definitive Exploration of G. I. Gurdjieff's Mystical Thought and Universal View


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ISBN13: 9780156007467
ISBN10: 0156007460
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A new edition of the groundbreaking spiritual treasure, with a foreword by bestselling author Marianne Williamson .

Since its original publication in 1949, In Search of the Miraculous has been hailed as the most valuable and reliable documentation of G. I. Gurdjieff's thoughts and universal view. This historic and influential work is considered by many to be a primer of mystical thought as expressed through the Work, a combination of Eastern philosophies that had for centuries been passed on orally from teacher to student. Gurdjieff's goal, to introduce the Work to the West, attracted many students, among them Ouspensky, an established mathematician, journalist, and, with the publication of In Search of the Miraculous, an eloquent and persuasive proselyte.

Ouspensky describes Gurdjieff's teachings in fascinating and accessible detail, providing what has proven to be a stellar introduction to the universal view of both student and teacher. It goes without saying that In Search of the Miraculous has inspired great thinkers and writers of ensuing spiritual movements, including Marianne Williamson, the highly acclaimed author of A Return to Love and Illuminata. In a new and never-before-published foreword, Williamson shares the influence of Ouspensky's book and Gurdjieff's teachings on the New Thought movement and her own life, providing a contemporary look at an already timeless classic.

About the Author

P. D. Ouspensky was born in Moscow in 1878 and died in 1947. A highly respected intellectual and former student of G. I. Gurdjieff, he authored such critically acclaimed books as The Fourth Dimension, Tertium Organum, A New Model of the Universe, and In Search of the Miraculous, which was published posthumously.
Marianne Williamson is a philosopher, speaker, teacher, and author who lectures regularly about the application of spiritual principles to daily living. Her highly acclaimed and bestselling books include A Return to Love, A Woman's Worth, and Illuminata. She lives in Michigan.

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ambermoors, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by ambermoors)
I liked this book because the ideas were original. You go to any religion on the map and the ideas are so hidden and vague that the objective is usually overlooked. Because of this book I have become a seeker of the way and for nearly 10 years now. This book is not for everybody, but if you have the time it is definitely worth it.
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Williamson, Marianne
Uspenskii, P. D.
Ouspensky, P. D.
Williamson, Marianne
Mariner Books
San Diego
New Thought
Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch
Fourth Way (Occultism)
Fourth Way
History & Surveys - Modern
History, Criticism, Surveys
Philosophy : General
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New ed..
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Harvest Book
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8 x 5.31 in 0.98 lb

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