Born in 1872 in g. Aleksandropol (Armenia). It comes from the Greek-Armenian family.
As a child, became a disciple of the abbot Russian cathedral. As a teenager, moved to r. Kars, which deals with the knowledge of different cultures and religions, esoteric teachings, theosophy, yoga.
In 1888 - 91 travels in the East, through Central Asia reaching Ethiopia and the Solomon Islands. During the trip, met with many traditions and masters of esoteric Islamic orders. More than 10 years he lived in Tibet. This period of his life almost nothing is known.
In 1915 he appeared in Moscow and St. Petersburg as a teacher. In St. Petersburg, meets his future disciple and follower of Peter Ouspensky.
. In 1917, Gurdjieff
and a group of students left Russia, making intricate foot journey through the mountains to Tiflis.
. In the period from 1923 to 1933 formed in St. Petersburg and Moscow Institute of own harmony between man and worked hard there with his disciples
. Conducts training in introspection, yoga, meditation, has traveled extensively throughout Europe and America, and lectures.
. Miraculously surviving after a car accident, Gurdjieff
wrote three books: "All and Everything", "Meetings With Remarkable Men", "Life - the truth only when I am."
. In 1933, wrote another book - "Bulletin of the coming good"
. In the same year, he closes the Institute and sent into all sorts of travel.
. From 1933 to 1949, creates a group of his students in several cities in America and France.
. He founded the doctrine of the so-called "fourth way" self-improvement and miropoznaniya.
. He died in 1949.
- Curriculum Vitae of Mr.
. I. Gurdjieff. Here you can read his lectures and notes issued by his disciples after his death.
- Bio T. I. Gurdjieff's description of his life and spiritual path.