Friday, 24 October 2014

The Force of Gurdjieff


The Force of Gurdjieff, Vol. 3: Oragean Version by C. Daly King (Volume 3) Paperback – May 18, 2014






A magnum opus somehow similar with Ouspensky's Fragments, this version of the Gurdjieffian teaching contains all the theoretical and practical aspects along with never before published diagrams and a coherent presentation of Gurdjieff exercises, transmitted only orally until now. Written by C. Daly King - who received first hand information from Gurdjieff, Ouspensky and Orage - is now available for the first time to the general public with corrected text and remastered diagrams. Contents: Foreword - 9 - Premises - 15 - The Subject and the Attitude - 55 - Part 1. The body of knowledge. A scientific method. Impartiality. The fundamental questions. - 56 - Part 2. Levels of knowledge. The course of exposition. Language and terms. Reality and Unreality. - 62 - Part 3. What is the attitude? The map and the continents. Accuracy. The disease of suggestibility. - 76 - Part 4. Personal verification. The localities and the boat. - 80 - Part 5. Mankind in the Universe. The Law of the Octave. Examples of octavic relationships. The Law of the Three. Examples. - 82 - Part 6. The origin of the information. The Esoteric schools. Why the secrecy? - 96 - The Local Map - 101 - Part 1. Neurological structures. Normal vs. Abnormal. The point of departure. - 102 - Part 2. The functions of man. The centers. Heredity and environment. The Magnetic Centre. - 113 - Part 3. Functional Types. The “I”. Identification. Automatic roles. Consciousness. Free Will. The fallacy of reform. The Equipage. The Prince. - 129 - Part 4. Levels of consciousness. Man’s natural function in the Universe. The Myth of the Black Sheep. The Cosmic Ray. The Organic Kingdom. - 150 - Part 5. Mechanisms of bondage. Kundalini and Kundabuffer. Imagination. Self-Calming. The human potential. - 171 - Part 6. The potential centers. The universal octave. Centers and functions. The three foods. Digestion stages. - 181 - The Boat - 204 - Part 1. The Open Secret and the Hidden Secret. Warnings. The actual postulant. Between two chairs. - 205 - Part 2. The threefold image of oneself. Sincerity and humor. Sane objectivity. Organizing your work. The Portrait. Positive and negative human types. The life review. The nightly review. Personality and essence. Chief Feature. Animal Types. Dangers of self-knowledge. Impartiality towards oneself. - 209 - Part 3. The four states of consciousness. Self-Observation and Self-Consciousness. - 239 - Part 4. The four ways. The technique of Self-Observation. “I” and “it”. Dangers of breathing exercises. The second step: Participation. Common Sense. The third step: Experiment. Changing habits. The balanced day. The weather. The vow. Artificial reminders. Self-Remembering. - 254 - Part 5. The effects of Self-Observation on the organism. The organic location of digestion stages. Activation of centers. Subcentres. The three organic bodies. The second conscious shock. - 338 - Part 6. The first stage of the Method. The scientific procedure. Verification of conclusions. - 371 - Part 7. Voluntary Suffering and Conscious Labor. Negative emotions. Pondering. Sin-eating. The complete outline of the Method. - 378 - The Greater Map - 390 - Part 1. The outline of the universe. The hidden knowledge of genuine schools. - 391 - Part 2. The “I”. A normal human action. Sympathy and compassion. Conscience. Morality. The Comfort Bed. Useless worries. Faith, Hope and Love. Art. Symbols. The Enneagram. Man in the Universe. Information sources. - 395 - Part 3. The cosmoses. Atom. Hydrogen. Table of hydrogens. Universal relationships. Man’s energy sources. Types of reason. Prospects. - 447 - Part 4. Time dimensionality. The time-organ. The first dimension of time. Simultaneity. Memory. Three-dimensional time. Relative time. Incarnation and Reincarnation. Physical time. Recurrence. The life path. - 493 - Destination - 537 - Oragean Aphorisms - 538 - Summation - 563 - The Destiny of Man. - 569 - Reckoning - 571 - Appendix - 576 - The Ouspenskian Version - 577 -



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