Shepheard-Walwyn, 2014. During the last century seekers in the West turned to the East in search for hidden truth and esoteric knowledge; seeking a deeper understanding of the aim and purpose of a human life, the essential nature of men and women, and the laws that govern our lives. Then master teachers in India began to introduce Eastern philosophy and meditation to the West. Among the Eastern teachers were the Shantananda Saraswati,The Maharishi, and Swami Muktananda. Among the Western seekers and teachers were G.I. Gurdjieff, P.D. and Madame Ouspensky, Willem Nyland, Francis Roles and Leon Mac Laren. These men built a bridge between two cultures and brought the closely guarded knowledge and traditions of the East to the West. Here are the stories of their lives, philosophy and Work. It is the untold story of the 20th Century: East meeting West. Paperback in new condition. Item #17203
Reviews the lives and work of Gurdjieff and many principle figures in the Gurdjieff Work, following through the Ouspencky groups, the School of Economic Science and the Indian teachers they later worked with; 162 pages.