“A watershed event in the development of the teaching, and in spiritual search in the West.”

How to Approach this Book

Madame de Salzmann’s writings will challenge longtime followers and even confound readers who are unfamiliar with Gurdjieff’s teaching. Everyone will have the opportunity to recognize the limits of his or her understanding, that is, open to a sense of the unknown that Madame would call the threshold to reality.

One way of going further is to engage with others who have a similar search. Over the past few years, study groups have discovered some approaches that may be helpful to others: