The Work

The Works of GI. Gurdjieff and the Fourth Way experience are explained fully by online classes and exercises designed to further the knowledge of the Work.

Medical and Vedic Astrology

with Gwynne Mayer

Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Central time

January 10 – February 28 (8 weeks)

Medical_AstologyLearn the medical and Vedic implications in your natal, progressed and transited astrological charts! There are many imprints that happen at birth in our bodies and in our chakra system that are revealed in a study of our natal conditions. As we develop a more holistic understanding of medical and Vedic astrology, we can learn about the healing aspect of our individuality and how to maximize our efforts into a successful outcome. The first part of each session will be recorded, followed by confidential private counseling with each individual chart which will not recorded.

Gwynne Mayer, MA, has thirty years of post-graduate work in the areas of Jungian analysis, Gestalt therapy, child psychology and educational systems. She has studied the works of Carl Jung, Blavatsky, Alice Bailey, Rudolph Steiner and GI Gurdjieff for over 45 years and has studied astrology from some of the best teachers including Isabelle Hickey, Dane Rudhyar, Gret Baum (Jung’s daughter), Liz Greene and many others. Gwynne’s focus is on the understanding of what makes us tick!

 

Register here: https://www.theosophical.org/component/civicrm/?task=civicrm/event/register&id=275&reset=1

 

 

Image result for ray of creation gurdjieffRay of Creation — A Discussion of Vibratory Influences

Discussion of Fourth Way Work — Participants in an ongoing group. (If interested please send an e-mail of inquiry to gwynne.mayer@gmail.com).

 

W.E. —“In Higher Being Bodies, page 195 the last sentence,  “But the horse needs to be convinced that Self-remembering is more important then its own steaming desires, which are only concerned with the needs of the moment.”

When I read this a couple weeks ago it brought a clarity into my increasing awareness of my different  states of consciousness.

So many of the I’s that I become have me in a state of no or minimal consciousness of myself, which is profound. I don’t even really exist in these states. Which consume so much of my time. Something coming from my body has a want and it wants it want now! Like a drug addict. It fits into a regular predictable pattern and if i don’t give it what it wants it gets, edgy, irritable, clever and deceptive to trick me, convince me into giving it what it wants right now. 

These I’s I take on, that I  become have their faces buried deep into the object of their identification.

I saw from the sentence i mentioned that these I’s generally see no memory, no past or future, they don’t even see themselves. They have no care for my well being. They just want what they want in that moment. No over all big picture. They don’t see they are over taken by a want nor do they care.They don’t know the light of consciousness. They seem to have never been fully drawn into the light of consciousness, which self remembering can begin to allow.

I think I saw once on a Tarot card dead people floating up out of their graves.  That is what i started to experience when i saw in a state of self remembering where there is  the awareness of the present moment, memory and  conscious sensing discerning ability . These I’s where forced to rise up out of their grave and connect to a bigger picture. There now was a clear difference, discernment  between these unconscious of themselves I’s and their surroundings and self remembering and the conscious mixing of the two. The unconscious force to rise in the encompassing unity of conscious light, created by self remembering. 

Then in a state of self remembering watching these I’s in me begin to float up out of the world of self centered unconsciousness into a state of seeing memory, truth, their relation to a bigger picture, the greater need of ones being.

Its Amazing! Its incredilible to me.”

 

OdB:  “I recognize this deeply. What you describe is an objective  result of Self-Observation. Now that what observes is under less laws then that what is observed. Work I’s are of a different weight and density and filled with precious Kesjdanian energy. Mechanical automatic I’s are much heavier, hard to observe and they do what they want and we lose precious Kesjdanian energy to them. Our aim is to keep this energy for Work. We need Kesjdanian energy for the accumulation of higher energies that belong to World 24 and even World 12 and 6. Mechanical I’s with almost no Consciousness belong to World 48 and 96. (See Lee Van Leer’s Chart below and chart of Ray of Creation)

As an example, let’s stay with competition. Don’t get me wrong I don’t say competition  is wrong or bad. I do say, for Work, competition belongs to World 48 and 96. This is where ; Playing a role comes in. We need non-identification and non-judgement so much if we wish to reach impartial Self-Observation.

We need to learn how to enter World 24. What keeps us away from that higher World, is our identification with World 48 and 96 . Gurdjieff would say, in these worlds we throw our energies from the emptiness into the void.

To reach 24 we need to consciously digest the two higher being foods, Abrusdonis and Helkdonis. To do this we need compassionate impartial Self-Observation.

Motivation of the heart.”

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From W.E.

What I see now.

I remember myself.

Observer in head brain lights up my body and atmosphere. Fills this  universe of body and atmoshere with light. I see/sense this universe.

My heart lights up.

My observer in the head brain. Commands a powerful position, but needs to work to contemplate, digest the information it is receiving consciously.

The heart has a huge influence on what actions to or not to be taken to what is being percieved, contemplated, digested by the observing awareness. It reaches out in kindness and understanding.

I’m breathing with awareness.

The spine gives another quality a strenght and a reference point of stability, groundedness. knows where it needs to stand. It sees the actions that bring me to vertical center. Strenghten my vertical spine and what will pull me away an fragment me.

You mention the density of different I’s and those that through the empty into the void and those who don’t. I see that clearer now.

Abrustdonis and Helkdonis I don’t think I know what these substances are, but i read more about them and see how they are relate to what we are talking about and what I read said they where related to conscious contemplation,  conscious labor and intentional suffering.

I’m beginning to feel, what seems to be the feel of compassionate impartial self observation. There is no criticism. There is a feeling of love, of kindness to self and others. I sat with grief today, it was ok. I worked not  to identify with it. Attach it to someone or something. I didnt try to cover it. It help show more of what i previously could not see as well before. It helped me be more helpful. It made me more real.

 

 

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Proposed Syllabus for Medical  Astrology:  January 10-February 28 2018

(8 weeks)  I will use Guy Hiscock, http://hiscockintegrativeshiatsu.com/ and Will Easton, Osteopath and Counselor as references to help with this course.  My approach is to apply personal psychosomatic underpinnings to medical approach.  For texts I recommend the following Medial Astrology: A guide to Planetary Pathology by Judith Hill and Medical Astrology by Jeffrey Wolf Green.  It is not essential that you have these texts to take the course.

We will work primarily with the personal charts of the people in the class and as with other classes the first 30 minutes will be recorded and the personal charts and explanations will NOT be recorded.  Each section will have a PDF file that will be sent before each session.

  1. An overview of our study and how we will present the material as it is connected to the Chakras, the Signs and the Spinal and Neurological centers.

  2. The connection and correlation with each planet and sign, with an emphasis on Transits and Progressions on personal charts and how they are coordinated with the body.

  • The correlation to the somatic/psychosomatic conditions created by transits and Progressions to the signs/planets of the body.

  1. Continuation of no. III

  2. Balancing our dualities created by these occurrences.

  3. Continuation of no. V.

  • Working with the Mental, Emotional/Feeling and Moving Centers in relationship to the Chakras and Spinal system (Ida Pingala)

  • Continuation and summary of VII.

Gwynne Mayer  MA

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Intentional Coaching —- Following your Intention, Inspiration and Intuition — Manifesting daily, weekly, monthly, all that you are meant to be and more.

 

After forty years of counseling, therapizing, educating and consnulting with clients, friends and loved ones, I have realized that we, as individuals, do not meet our intentions and ultimate purposes in life. This causes a myriad of problems; addiction, depression, mood disorders, neurosis and general problems with well being.

In order to counter these issues with positive outcomes and affirmative actions, I have begun coaching on a weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis at a minimum cost to those who are committed to their own succeses and aspirations.

This involves individual sessions based on your immediate needs and will focus on the following:

 

 …. immediate condition of your life and how you have manifest what you want and don’t want.       Do you know the difference?

 

…. learning how your hourly and daily actions fit into your overall goals. This includes your connection to family, education, marriage, partnership, career, health, volunteer work and friendships

 

…. develop contiguous daily, weekly and monthly goals that show your true intention. What behaviors do you put in place to portray your true intentions?

 

…. journal your dreams, activating the unconscious to get in touch with your spiritual guidance coming from within. (It is very important to know that your unconscious which is 80% of you, is supporting you.)

 

….Work with a form of your own divination and intuition whether you are Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Moslem or Jewish.

 

….your intentions and how are you living them out? (behaviors that put all of this in place.)

 

….your inspirations and how you are being inspired to be the best that you can be? How do you take care of your ‘soul’ when it sends you messages?

 

….your daily routines helping or preventing you from having all that you want in life?

weekly accounting of daily activities that support all of the above.

 

….your physical and emotional disciplines in terms of giving you what you need. Enabling you to do what you want? Honoring your sacred space?

 

If you want to make a commitment to this process please call or write for an initial consultation:  gwynne.mayer@gmail.com Website   gwynnemayer.com  phone: 210-393-5349.