Why Gurdjieff Now highlights a conversation with Michael Near, Cynthia Kosut, and Robert Kosut, conducted in May 2019 during a group Intensive Work period in Northern California. All three were students of Mr. Nyland during the incredibly active latter period of his life dedicated to helping the group take root in upstate New York and California. Their look back at the extraordinary activities and demands of that time serves up insights into how the teachings of Gurdjieff resonate today.
Note: if you detect the buzz of a chainsaw at times during this recording, your ears are good! Such ambience is natural during a Work day in the Northern California forest. Negotiations with the chainsaw’s master produced more sparks than the chainsaw itself, which is also natural in such situations. 😉