Intentional Suffering

“One of the best means of rendering ineffective the pre-disposition present in your nature of the crystallization of the consequences of the properties of the organ Kundabuffer is “intentional-suffering”; and the greatest intentional-suffering can be obtained in your presences if you compel yourselves to be able to endure the “displeasing-manifestations-of-others-towards-yourselves.”

G. I. Gurdjieff, Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson, 1950, pp. 241-242.

“…the sole possible means for the assimilation of the cosmic substances required for the coating and perfecting of the higher being-bodies and which we at the present time call ’conscious labors’ and ‘intentional suffering.’”

G. I. Gurdjieff, Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson, 1950, p. 792.

Search results for “intentional suffering” in Keith Buzzell’s books about the Fourth Way

The term “Intentional Suffering” appears in Buzzell’s writings and is indexed below. These results come from using the “Search Books” tool from the menu above. The full search results are accessible by typing “intentional suffering” into the search books tool. For convenience we have placed them at the bottom of this page.

Perspectives On Beelzebub’s Tales (2005) — 1 hits
Intro In Beelzebub’s Tales all those who reach objective reason through conscious labour and intentional suffering are people who serve the future of mankind.III J. G. Bennett

 

Explorations In Active Mentation (2006) — 1 hits
p. 61 system, Beelzebub must labor through an exceptionally long life of “conscious labors and intentional suffering 5 to “pay for … [his] arising” (p 386). When he has paid that price, via his influence

 

A New Conception of God (2013) — 5 hits
p. 19 by means of ‘being-Partkdolg-duty,’ that is, by means of personal conscious labors and intentional suffering .16 The effort “… to have in their consciousness this Divine function of genuine conscience”17
p. 27 automatic products and in whom there is only the possibility (with great conscious labor and intentional suffering) of the coating of Higher Bodies. Without the possibility of conscious return, there would
p. 29 involutional (automatic and lawful) flow, and the evolutional efforts, via conscious labor and intentional suffering, to coat the Higher Bodies. So, even with Conscience, it is not possible to ‘guarantee’ the

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3 months ago

I always think of Conscious Labors along with this idea.