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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Active in London for nearly three decades; coping with all the difficulties of exile and a foreign language; subsuming the powerful resistance which any powerful affirmation lawfully evokes — this remarkable human being guaranteed here the Work’s ethos, dynamic, and trajectory. Goodreads helps you lannfs track of books you want to read.

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 designated ‘responsible’ and plenipotentiary in England. Open Preview See a Problem?

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

Cristina Cristea marked it as to-read Nov 10, I remember the ring of a deep and painful question while I was watching and listening to him: GurdjieffFar West Institute, p p. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Meanwhile Henriette herself was growing in stature, and by 8 August when Gurdjieff’s car crash drew to him disparate Anglo-American followers of his ideas, he had mandated her to guide French pupils of her own. Natalia Guerrero rated it did not like it Jan 29, 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:. But what is this attention?


Attention Is the Fire of Our Being

Her name was Henriette Lannes. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I am like a sleeper who opens a quarter of an eye then goes to sleep again. In us a conscious attention is missing. Perhaps because of this she insisted: The truth they contain has to be digested in order to ‘become flesh. These energies confer life, light, and warmth on our inner world, in the service of a Great Reality in the universe, just as the Sun confers these things on the Earth.

Kamal Morchid marked it as to-read Apr 13, Lannes words is self-evident. And, nevertheless, history is due every crumb of contemporary witness.

Henriette H. Lannes

Real remembering can only occur if your attention is entirely directed toward and maintained on yourself. Try to open yourself to a quality of attention that can penetrate you.

Return to Book Page. In this struggle, our attention is not turned toward doing or engaged in fighting againstbut rather to be there, to receive what is there. In practice, however, her own epoch’s supervening goals confined her to small inconclusive pilot studies. And what factors had thrust her into this position?

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.

Being, without attention, is nothing. No group notes, henriftte tape recordings — absolutely nothing — can convey her confrontative being. Younger London groups were now afforded contact with her at the expense of older; she battled tenaciously with her infirmities, offering up her last reserves to her ideals. And yet, and yet… consider Robert Browning’s lines: Karen Buck marked it as to-read Feb 21, Despite Mme de Salzmann’s endorsement, London did not fall ‘ready-cooked’ into her protege’s mouth.


Works of Henriette LannesLondon: Gradually I know that, second after second, I have to sustain that attention, as if it were an antennae feeling right through my limb. I cannot do anything henriftte train my attention, and if I think that is not enough, I am a fool. It has to go right inside. The depth and sincerity of H.

Something that we do in life without an inside aim will never sustain our Work and the two aims must meet and th ey must help one another. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A childhood that imbued Henriette with a lifelong love of nature — trees, flowers and “my friends the animals” — ended prematurely when her father died. She said that if we, the most indebted to Madame Lannes, could touch others spiritually, transmitting a definite quantity of finer energy, Madame Lannes need not come down to earth again… We sat in immaculate silence.

Then, gradually, in the late s, her health began to betray her; the English climate grew insupportable and her winter breaks in France became more extended.

It will not be given to me, though the fundamentals are given—I cannot create attention. Help is given it, but afterward one must struggle so that the help does not disappear into a dream Finally, though, it seemed no-one fully realised her lofty hopes, and there were moments when a painful sense of her disappointment came through.

Remember we are all together.

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