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Back Issue - #44 Volume 11 Issue 4

The Gurdjieff JournalLLC - Issue #44

Gurdjieff & The New Age
Part VI:
Swami Muktananda in America
Part I

Muktananda's first world tour to propagate his teaching was in 1970. The sponsor of the American part, Swami Rudrananda, or Rudi, had spent five years in the Gurdjieff Work. Muktananda finally relented to Rudi's insistent request to be a swami, and then the fireworks started.

In Search of the Soul
Part III

How did John Scotus Eriugena, Thomas Acquinas, Raymond Lull and Issac Luria view the soul?

Blood Sacrifice: Sacrificial Offering in Religious Practice
Part II

Though ancient in origin, blood sacrifice still persists. Why is this?

How Others Have Seen
Mr. Gurdjieff
Part V

Students give their impressions; most riveting is Fritz Peters' report of Gurdjieff's curing his shell shock with a "blue light."

Working in the World:

Faith, Reason & Unreason
Part II

Gurdjieff maintained that there is no essential difference between any of the great religions.

The Question of Rebirth

Everyone talks about "rebirth," but, according to Gurdjieff, we are yet to be born.

Book Review:

The Illusion of
Conscious Will

by Daniel Wegner

Using the currency of "scientific psychological" analysis, the author sees through "apparent mental causation" of conscious will, but not quite…

Film Review:

Little Children, Venus & Waitress

Nietzsche famously talked about "the will to power." But what about "the will to live"?