Meetings with Remarkable Men Setting & Symbolism

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Ancient Texts

Gurdjieff and others search through ancient texts to find wisdom. The texts sometimes help but are more useful for finding the right kinds of people who currently live.

Kars

Kars is the childhood home of G. I. Gurdjieff. His father teaches him the manual skills for life here, while his tutors prepare his mind.

Turkey

Turkey is the country that Gurdjieff considers his home, although he is actually part Russian and Greek. The ways of the Turkish people are comfortable for the author.

Georgia

Georgia is Gurdjieff's Russian home. He spends quite a bit of time in Georgia during World War I and launches an expedition from there.

Alexandropol (Gyumri)

Gurdjieff also spends much time in Alexandropol, partly because the place is a center of culture and religion. His interest in the mysteries of spirituality grows in this place.

Echmiadzin

Captain Pogossian and Gurdjieff meet in...

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