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On a Spaceship with Beelzebub: By a Grandson of Gurdjieff

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An award-winning author's uncompromising and brutally honest inside story of the powerful Gurdjieff Work of self-transformation. 

Offers a stirring account of spiritual transformation, as well as a warning of the real dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group 

Acclaimed author David Kherdian tells us the inside story of the powerful Gurdjieff Work of self-transformation. He describes his interaction with the hierarchy of various groups involved in the Work and tells the inspiring story of his own awakening that will resonate deeply with anyone involved in disciplined spiritual practice. Drawing on his own decades of intense study and application of Gurdjieff's philosophy, Kherdian offers us a stirring account of spiritual transformation, as well as a warning of the real dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group. 

Synopsis:

Acclaimed author David Kherdian describes the inspiring story of his own spiritual transformation and awakening and warns of the dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group.

Synopsis:

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David Kherdian is the author of over 30 books of poetry, fiction, andnonfiction. His book The Road From Homewas nominated for the NationalBook Award, and he has also won the Newbery Honor Book Award, The BostonGlobe/Horn Book Award, The Jane Addams Peace Award, and the Friends ofAmerican Writers Award. He lives in California.andnbsp;

On a Spaceship with Beelzebubandnbsp;

By a Grandson of Gurdjieffandnbsp;

Prologueandnbsp;

Iandnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Gurdjieff Foundationandnbsp;

IIandnbsp;andnbsp; The Gurdjieff Workandnbsp;

Afterwordandnbsp;

After the Afterwordandnbsp;

GlossaryAcclaimed author David Kherdian describes the inspiring story of his own spiritual transformation and awakening and warns of the dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group.andquot;A brave attempt to express the inexpressible.andquot;"
< em > The New York Times < /em > " andquot;One of the very best accounts Ive read of actually being a member of a Gurdjieff group.andquot;"
< strong > Colin Wilson < /strong > , author of < i > The Outsider and From Atlantis to the Sphinx < /i > " andquot;Simple, direct, uncompromising, bluntly even brutally honest. Anyone who has ever been in the Work will be fascinated by this book . . . a genuinely original book.andquot;"
< strong > John Anthony West < /strong > , author of < i > Serpent in the Sky < /i > " andquot;Kherdians story should be required reading for serious students of Gurdjieff.andquot;"
< strong > Charles Tart < /strong > , author of < i > Waking Up and Altered States of Consciousness < /i > "

andquot;Lively, personal and intense . . . a thoughtful book . . . honest and penetrating.andquot;"
< em > Gnosis < /em >

Synopsis:

 

An award-winning author's uncompromising and brutally honest inside story of the powerful Gurdjieff Work of self-transformation. 

Offers a stirring account of spiritual transformation, as well as a warning of the real dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group 

Acclaimed author David Kherdian tells us the inside story of the powerful Gurdjieff Work of self-transformation. He describes his interaction with the hierarchy of various groups involved in the Work and tells the inspiring story of his own awakening that will resonate deeply with anyone involved in disciplined spiritual practice. Drawing on his own decades of intense study and application of Gurdjieff's philosophy, Kherdian offers us a stirring account of spiritual transformation, as well as a warning of the real dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group. 

Synopsis:

Acclaimed author David Kherdian describes the inspiring story of his own spiritual transformation and awakening and warns of the dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group.

About the Author

David Kherdian is the author of over 30 books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. His book The Road From Home was nominated for the National Book Award, and he has also won the Newbery Honor Book Award, The Boston Globe/Horn Book Award, The Jane Addams Peace Award, and the Friends of American Writers Award. He lives in California.

Table of Contents

Prologue

I    The Gurdjieff Foundation

II   The Gurdjieff Work

Afterword

After the Afterword

Glossary

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ISBN:
9780892816736
Author:
Kherdian, David
Publisher:
Inner Traditions International
Location:
Rochester, Vt. :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Mental & Spiritual Healing
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Alternate Spirituality
Subject:
Gurdjieff, georges ivanovitch, 1872-1949
Subject:
Spiritual formation
Subject:
Healing - General
Subject:
Inspiration & Personal Growth
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Subject:
Religion Western-Inspirational
Subject:
PSYCHOLOGY/SELF HELP;NEW AGE;PERSONAL GROWTH;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SPIRITUALITY
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Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980331
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.8 in 16.415 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Acclaimed author David Kherdian describes the inspiring story of his own spiritual transformation and awakening and warns of the dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group.
"Synopsis" by , andnbsp;

David Kherdian is the author of over 30 books of poetry, fiction, andnonfiction. His book The Road From Homewas nominated for the NationalBook Award, and he has also won the Newbery Honor Book Award, The BostonGlobe/Horn Book Award, The Jane Addams Peace Award, and the Friends ofAmerican Writers Award. He lives in California.andnbsp;

On a Spaceship with Beelzebubandnbsp;

By a Grandson of Gurdjieffandnbsp;

Prologueandnbsp;

Iandnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Gurdjieff Foundationandnbsp;

IIandnbsp;andnbsp; The Gurdjieff Workandnbsp;

Afterwordandnbsp;

After the Afterwordandnbsp;

GlossaryAcclaimed author David Kherdian describes the inspiring story of his own spiritual transformation and awakening and warns of the dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group.andquot;A brave attempt to express the inexpressible.andquot;"
< em > The New York Times < /em > " andquot;One of the very best accounts Ive read of actually being a member of a Gurdjieff group.andquot;"
< strong > Colin Wilson < /strong > , author of < i > The Outsider and From Atlantis to the Sphinx < /i > " andquot;Simple, direct, uncompromising, bluntly even brutally honest. Anyone who has ever been in the Work will be fascinated by this book . . . a genuinely original book.andquot;"
< strong > John Anthony West < /strong > , author of < i > Serpent in the Sky < /i > " andquot;Kherdians story should be required reading for serious students of Gurdjieff.andquot;"
< strong > Charles Tart < /strong > , author of < i > Waking Up and Altered States of Consciousness < /i > "

andquot;Lively, personal and intense . . . a thoughtful book . . . honest and penetrating.andquot;"
< em > Gnosis < /em >

"Synopsis" by ,  

An award-winning author's uncompromising and brutally honest inside story of the powerful Gurdjieff Work of self-transformation. 

Offers a stirring account of spiritual transformation, as well as a warning of the real dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group 

Acclaimed author David Kherdian tells us the inside story of the powerful Gurdjieff Work of self-transformation. He describes his interaction with the hierarchy of various groups involved in the Work and tells the inspiring story of his own awakening that will resonate deeply with anyone involved in disciplined spiritual practice. Drawing on his own decades of intense study and application of Gurdjieff's philosophy, Kherdian offers us a stirring account of spiritual transformation, as well as a warning of the real dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group. 

"Synopsis" by , Acclaimed author David Kherdian describes the inspiring story of his own spiritual transformation and awakening and warns of the dangers inherent in being a member of any spiritual group.
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