Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson All and Everything

by George Gurdjieff

Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson All and Everything Synopsis

BEELZEBUB'S TALES TO HIS GRANDSON is Gurdjieff's world-famous cosmological epic. It examines human life on Earth from the viewpoint of beings belonging to a distant world, led by the 'all-wise Beelzebub'. Through this cosmological allegory - rich in humour, anecdote and linguistic elaboration - Gurdjieff demonstrates a methodology for the spiritual growth of all mankind.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140194739
Publication date: 16th October 1999
Author: George Gurdjieff
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 1248 pages
Categories: History of Western philosophy,

About George Gurdjieff

Gurdjieff was born in Alexanderpol in 1877 and trained both as a priest and physician. For some twenty years he travelled in the remotest regions of Central Asia and the Middle East, moulding his thought. On his return he began to gather pupils in Moscow, and from this base his ideas began to spread worldwide.

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