Talk & Book Signing – Three Dangerious Magi: Osho, Gurdjieff, Crowley

Monday 28th, February 2011 / 16:35

P.T. Mistlberger

Our second event this March is with P.T. Mistlberger, the author of the Three Dangerous Magi: Osho, Gurdjieff, Crowley

The idea of the ‘crazy wisdom teacher’ – a spiritual teacher who generally speaking works outside of conventional approaches (and often, outside of strict moral codes) is frequently misunderstood, and needless to say, wildly misused at times. The 20th century saw a number of famous (and infamous) ‘crazy wisdom teachers’, with three of the best known, and most notorious, being Aleister Crowley, G.I. Gurdjieff, and Osho (Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh). P.T. Mistlberger has experiential knowledge of the work of all three of these teachers (and others). In this talk he will discuss some of the matters of the crazy wisdom approach, and in particular how it is more relevant in modern times.

What? Author talk followed by Q&A and book signing.

When? Thursday, March 17, 6.30pm to 7.30pm (free entry)

Where? Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court London (directions)

2 Comments on “Talk & Book Signing – Three Dangerious Magi: Osho, Gurdjieff, Crowley

  • Crazy wisdom has a long pedigree and there are teachers who can handle it well. But we need to remember that almost any abusive behavior by a spiritual teacher can be justified and explained away as a “crazy wisdon” teaching. Students, caveat emptor. If something really seems wrong to you, trust your gut and split. There will be another teacher for you right around the corner. I promise.

    • You are absolutely right. We should always listen to our intuition and remember that there are many spiritual teachers out there.

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