In early Henriette Lannes and her husband M. Tracol entered into Mme de Salzmann’s circle at Sevres, France. The meeting with de Salzmann produced a . by Henriette Lannes, Susan Murphy, John Roger Barrie, Llan Amit, Hazrat Inayat Khan, Martin Buber, Bhikkhu Bodhi, Trebbe Johnson, David Sander and others. Inside a Question [Henriette Lannes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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Gurdjieff that in all that we do, we must have an inside and an outside aim. By the time the ancient Basque capital of Guernica was devastated on 27 AprilHenriette re-emerges to view as linked to Henri Tracol head of a Republican press agency in Barcelona and Madrid.
Luke Storms marked it as to-read Mar 31, Henriegte Mme Lannes’ labnes relationship with Mme de Salzmann it is difficult to speak with propriety and impossible to speak with objectivity; the lower cannot judge the higher.
Nothing in us is able to hold attention in the way it is needed, to really centre our attention, to keep it for ourselves, for a real pulling together of all the powers which have been given to us to be. A more real henrlette must bring together at least two centres and come from the shock of inner work. In this world where we lead our lives, we need a much more stable attention. Madame Lannes had posited her own rare spiritual gifts within a hierarchical organisation. Her ensuing two decades await hebriette but they imparted an impressive cultural formation and a working knowledge of English.
For those who seek to awaken to what they truly are, this new attention has more value than anything else in their lives. I have not got it, but I know I need it. A childhood that labnes Henriette with a lifelong love of nature — trees, flowers and “my friends the animals” — ended prematurely when her father died. A different kind of attention, active, collected. Just a moment while we sign henrietts in to your Goodreads account. This Fundamental Quest This question of attention is very serious, but our experience remains limited.
Only such an attention through the quality of its movement of energy, can hold together the three essential parts of our being: A man must have a reference to more of his whole, to gather his different powers together. But what is this attention? In early spring the unwelcome rumour that she would not return from France hardened into fact.
Those faithful to Gurdjieff and the extraordinary message he has brought shall see one another again — this is something I can have no doubt about… But I have to ask you to be more sure of what it means to be faithful.
We are not sufficiently awakened to attention. Providentially, however, any risk that her energies might be dissipated by political preoccupations was circumvented henriettee her chance meeting with Jeanne de Salzmann: It is not to ‘believe’ in the truth of the ideas, not even to become able to pass them on to others. Our attention needs to be vivified.
On 27 June she sent to each member of Oak, Poplar, Fir, Sycamore, Willow, and Pine significantly all her groups were named after trees the following message:. Immediately all her native resourcefulness was mobilised in aid of her mother’s struggle for material survival; her formal education stopped, leaving her intellectual curiosity, if anything, heightened. Over and above her punishing schedule of groups minimally two a night and innumerable administrative meetings and private consultations, Mme Lannes instigated and pursued many ancillary activities e.
We are alone in the face of this as we shall be alone in the face of death. Attention can free second force and something practical can be achieved. In early springhaving finally established the roll-call of those provisionally prepared to work together under her guidance evidently drawing a demurral from Nicollshe convened a meeting at 46 Colet Gardens, West Kensington and presented Madame Lannes as her heniette ‘responsible’ and henriettte in Lannee.
When Gurdjieff died we glimpse Henriette consoling Elizabeth Mayall later Mrs Bennett in terms conveying her oecumenical idealism: That these two remarkable human beings remained undivided essentially and in commitment to Gurdjieff — who lqnnes doubt? It has to go right inside. Madame Henriette Lannes to this name she reverted when M. Nearly another year Mme Lannes struggled on in France — hard days for her, her family, and henriegte pupils. Born on Sunday 12 November in the small village of Puyoo-Bearn in the Pyrenees, she came of peasant stock: This is what is extraordinary: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Bert Camembert rated it really liked it Aug 29, Even then, all was not Roses, Roses. Terry Boyarsky added it Feb 21, Yosief Wondwossen marked it as to-read Sep 09, These excerpts are from two books: I felt they were true.
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Henriette H. Lannes
Want to Read saving…. Meanwhile Henriette herself was growing in stature, and by 8 August when Heniette car crash drew to him disparate Anglo-American followers of his ideas, he had mandated her to guide French pupils of her own.
In practice, however, her own epoch’s supervening goals confined her to small inconclusive pilot studies.
Yet who, of those touched by her magic, would shrink from bearing unnegotiable witness? In the charged atmosphere of Mme Lannes’ meetings words lost their complacency and the slightest half-truth hung in the air, scandalously opaque.
Joe Taype Dominguez marked it as to-read Apr 13, For more than a quarter of a century Henriette Lannes worked on unremittingly, never deviating from her commitment to Gurdjieff alone.
She knew all her pupils in their individual idiocy and individual potential, and by a dangerous and exacting empathy shocked them into opening their eyes.