Meetings with Remarkable Men - Chapter 7, Prince Yuri Lubovedsky Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, Prince Yuri Lubovedsky Summary and Analysis

Yuri Lubovedsky, a wealthy Russian prince, loses his young beautiful wife when she dies while giving birth to her first child. This crushes the prince so much that he turns to spiritualism to gain contact with his wife on the other side. His search takes him to Egypt where he meets Gurdjieff, who is working as a guide.

While Gurdjieff works for a Russian archaeologist named Skridlov, the prince approaches, being familiar with Skridlov. The two Russians speak in their native tongue, unaware that Gurdjieff understands every word quite well. The conversation involves who is more foolish: the man who digs for artifacts from a long-dead society, or the man who seeks a truth probably invented by ancient insane bums.

A few days later, Gurdjieff is sitting at the foot of a pyramid and looks...

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