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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In the charged atmosphere of Mme Lannes’ meetings words lost their complacency and the slightest half-truth hung in the air, scandalously opaque. Despite Mme de Salzmann’s endorsement, London did not fall ‘ready-cooked’ into her protege’s mouth.

In us a conscious attention is missing. Attention comes through my feelings, my body—all my centres can give different kinds of attention.

Different people understandably entertained different agendas and indications are that the important London-New York axis was dominated ,annes Ouspensky’s former pupils Basil Tilley and Lord Pentland.

For those who seek to awaken to what they truly are, this new attention has more value than anything else in their lives. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I am like a sleeper who opens a quarter of an eye then pannes to sleep again.

Try to work regularly and methodically, and to relax all the parts of your body. Just a moment lannez we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And yet, and yet… consider Robert Browning’s lines: Vijay Kumar marked it as to-read Apr 30, Who then was Henriette Lannes?

It is indispensable for me to open to experiences myself.

Inside A Question: Works Of Henriette Lannes, Pupil Of G.I.Gurdjieff

Gurdjieff by Henriette Lannes. We need to submit to an attention of a better quality. A childhood that imbued Henriette with a lifelong love of nature — trees, flowers and “my friends the animals” — ended prematurely when her father died.


Jeff Meyers added it Jun 10, Even then, all was not Roses, Roses. But it is as concrete as that. What little time Mme Henriett reserved for herself might see her at Picketts Cottage, her thatched country retreat near Woodcote, working in her beloved flower garden or seated in summer by her traditional Gipsy caravan, reading, dealing with correspondence, and smoking an occasional Camel cigarette.

Henriette Lannes

Only such an attention through the quality of its movement of energy, can hold together the three essential parts of our being: Lists with This Book. Lxnnes different kind of attention, active, collected. The social context of this meeting challenges today’s imagination. In this struggle, our attention is not turned toward doing or engaged in fighting againstbut rather to be there, to receive what is there.

Henriette’s emancipation from privation and rustic life began not long afterwards when the village priest secured henridtte minor post in Paris, co-opting the widow Lannes as his housekeeper.

A more real question must bring together at least two centres and come from the shock of inner work. Tony Euston marked it as to-read Oct 22, We can see that our habitual attention is much too fleeting.

Meanwhile Henriette herself was growing in stature, and by 8 August when Gurdjieff’s car crash drew to him henriette Anglo-American followers of his ideas, he had mandated her to guide French pupils of her own.

Franco Bernard is currently reading it Sep 10, What did this being, this force, signify? Understand that this is more important than anything in the world. In practice, however, her own epoch’s supervening goals confined her to small inconclusive pilot studies. 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.


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Madame Lannes had posited her own rare spiritual gifts within a hierarchical organisation. Utterly fresh, the Work impacted overwhelmingly on Henriette: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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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. She knew all her pupils in their individual idiocy and individual potential, and by a dangerous henriettr exacting empathy shocked them into opening their eyes. Being, without attention, is nothing. Attention—as if every cell of my body were called to attention.

This is what is extraordinary: I remember the ring of a deep and painful question while I was watching and listening to him: But the incentive for trying again can become a little stronger if it corresponds to something we need.

Providentially, however, any risk that her energies might be dissipated by political preoccupations was circumvented by her chance meeting with Jeanne de Salzmann: