The Works of Dr. Keith A. Buzzell

Exploring the Teaching of
G. I. Gurdjieff

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Dr. Keith Buzzell

Simple Guide for Suggested Reading

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Man — A Three-brained Being

The exactitude of the call to “Take the understanding of the East and the knowledge of the West—and then seek” is deeply influencing many of the contemporary generation of students of the Gurdjieff teaching. Dr. Keith Buzzell is one of the pioneers, discovering and sharing the relationship between these two seemingly disparate views of human potential.

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Perspectives on Beelzebub’s Tales

A collection of essays offering new perspectives on Gurdjieff’s concepts of Kesdjan and higher being-bodies, Kundabuffer, the enneagram, involutional and evolutional law, perpetual motion, and ‘hydrogens’ relative to the scientific discoveries since Gurdjieff’s death. Second edition featuring a color cover, enhanced illustrations, a new addition to the appendix and errata corrections.

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Explorations in Active Mentation

Re-Membering Gurdjieff’s TeachingGurdjieff’s expression “active mentation” is one of the many expressions in Beelzebub’s Tales that serve as a shock to our usual way of thinking and feeling. In this expression is an indication of an action involving the whole of our being: equal-degree functioning of our thinking, feeling and moving parts. This book demonstrates the quest to “fathom the gist” of Gurdjieff’s writings and teaching.

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Reflections on Gurdjieff’s Whim

by Keith A. Buzzell … to live and teach so that there should be a new conception of God in the world, a change in the very meaning of the word.* A “new conception of God in the world” would, necessarily, require the destruction of the old conceptions. This destruction is the stated aim of […]

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A New Conception of God

Further Reflections on Gurdjieff’s Whim In this second volume, Keith Buzzell continues his exploration of Gurdjieff’s Whim with: the biological origins of sensing and feeling ~ war and the subconscious ~ the concept of Kundabuffer ~ the triadic nature of the Will ~ the renewed concept of Conscience and the utilization of Okidanokh, via the Attentions, in the…

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The Third Striving

The Third Striving consists of an examination of World Laws and World Maintenance as put forth by G. I Gurdjieff. In his epic work All and Everything, Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson, the third “striving,”  which is formulated thus: “the conscious striving to know ever more and more concerning the laws of World-creation and World-maintenance,” is the third of…

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