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All and Everything Conference Mission
The All and Everything International Humanities Conference is an international forum for the presentation and discussion of studies associated with the exploration of G. I. Gurdjieff’s work and legacy, and in particular his writings.
The conference aims to provide an impartial, serious, and congenial atmosphere for those who wish to explore these teachings with the hope that, by sharing questions and insights, a wider horizon of understanding and practical incorporation may appear.
The conference is open to all students of Gurdjieff’s work and legacy. While providing a framework for structured meetings, discussions and readings, the conference also aims to facilitate interactions to encourage relationships and exchanges among individuals and Work groups.
The All and Everything International Humanities Conference was proposed by Mrs. A.L. Staveley for the purpose to “try and fathom the gist” of Mr. Gurdjieff’s writings as “companions of the book.”
When referencing, quoting from, or basing a presentation on Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson, the preferred edition is the original 1950 edition for all submissions. Thank you.
Contrary to the established custom, I shall not only permit this first book of mine as well as the books of the first series, to be reprinted in any country, but, if necessary, I am willing to subsidize it, on the condition of course that absolute accuracy is preserved.
The Herald of Coming Good
Original written in Russian and Armenian. Translations into other languages have been made under the personal direction of the author, by a group of translators chosen by him and specially trained according to their defined individualities, in conformity with the text to be translated and in relation to the philological particularities of each language.
“And all cosmic truths usually become known to all on these planets, thanks to the fact that the beings of the given planet who by their conscious labors learn some truth or other share it with other beings of their planet, and in this way all the cosmic truths gradually become known by all the beings of the given planet without any distinction.“ (Beelzebub’s Tales to His Grandson, p. 563)