The Way to Self-Development
combines the life events of author George Kiourtzidis with the work of his great uncle and renowned 20th century philosopher, G.I. Gurdjieff. Distilling several millennia of religious and mythic teachings into an accessible and practical guide to life.
The book begins with a practical explanation of key concepts inspired by Gurdjieff’s teachings. With his unique and plain-spoken style, Kiourtzidis then provides a method for getting in touch with our conscience and leading a fulfilled life of compassion and freedom.
Readers are presented with an esoteric explanation of selected parables and sayings from the New Testament Gospels, as well as a number of myths and legends from Greek, Eastern and other traditions. In explaining the hidden meanings of these ancient sources Kiourtzidis once again draws upon the work of his great uncle, as well as hard-won truths from his own life.
The Way to Self-Development offers readers practical advice on how to apply the Method and esoteric Christian ideas to their daily life, from doing chores and earning a living to dealing with others and facing unpleasant events.