J.G. Bennett

J. G. Bennett Quote – “The ‘man of the way’ is a familiar concept in all religions…”

The “man of the way” is a familiar concept in all religions. The elect are “called to be saint.” The Buddhist marga, the “path of liberation,” once entered will be followed to the attainment of perfected being. The man of the way in Sufism is the salik or seeker of the truth. J.G. Bennett (1897 – 1974)

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J. G. Bennett Quote – “It was the very essence of Gurdjieff’s teaching…”

It was the very essence of Gurdjieff’s teaching that the pupil must stand on his own feet and he took every measure, sometimes apparently harsh and brutal, to break down any tendency towards dependence upon himself. He would go to the length of depriving himself of much-needed helpers in his work rather than allow a relationship of dependence, or subordination. […]

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