Welcome to the Gurdjieff Society of Maine

We are a diverse collection of people from all walks of life, who work together to pursue self-discovery through the practice and study of ideas first brought to the West at the beginning of the 20th century by George Ivanovich Gurdjieff. Originating in Eastern spiritual traditions, these ideas were fine-tuned by Gurdjieff to suit Western lifestyles and perspectives. The core of our work is to recognize and accept our lives and the life of the cosmos as they truly are, and use this understanding to enact deep, lasting transformation. We seek the experience of an emotional relaxation, mental clarity, and bodily integration which can permeate our lives.

Gurdjieff said, “Take the understanding of the East and the knowledge of the West, and then seek.”

We are grateful to meet you here. Whether you come bearing long experience with the Gurdjieff work or are just curious at the beginning of your search for meaning, welcome.