As the publishing arm of The Gurdjieff Legacy Foundation, Arete Communications creates and publishes books, documentary films and original recordings of Gurdjieff’s music. For more than 25 years Arete’s publications have explored various aspects of Gurdjieff’s Teaching.

THE MOVEMENT FROM SEX TO LOVE: Introduction to Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way, Vol. 2

William Patrick Patterson
ISBN: 9781879514898
$29.95 •
3 Hrs. • DVD • Color

Filmed live during the dialogue sessions of a weekend seminar, William Patrick Patterson, a leading exponent and teacher of Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way, explores the key ideas and experiences of this ancient, sacred, esoteric Teaching of self-development in the midst of our radically changing world-time.

FROM SELVES TO INDIVIDUAL SELF TO THE SELF: Introduction to Gurdjieff’s Fourth Way, Vol. 1

William Patrick Patterson
ISBN: 9781879514881
$29.95 • 2 Hrs. 35 Min. • DVD • Color

Have you ever wondered what the self refers to in self-remembering and self-observation? Why did Mr. Gurdjieff use those formulations? William Patrick Patterson probes and explores: Images of God. Bioplasmic machines.

SPIRITUAL PILGRIMAGE: Mr. Gurdjieff's Father's Grave

William Patrick Patterson
ISBN: 9781879514287
$29.95 • 1 Hr. 7 Min. • DVD • Color

2016 WorldFest International Film Festival awarded the Gold Medal to Spiritual Pilgrimage in the Religion, Ethics & Spirituality category. William Patrick Patterson went on a 21-day pilgrimage to Mr. Gurdjieff’s father’s grave in the old cemetery of Gyumri, Armenia—revisiting Gurdjieff’s grave...

GURDJIEFF IN EGYPT 1890–1912 The Origin of Esoteric Knowledge

William Patrick Patterson
ISBN: 9781879514515
$29.95 • 1 Hr. • DVD • Color

Gurdjieff in Egypt retraces G. I. Gurdjieff's journey and his discovery of the teaching of The Fourth Way, an ancient prehistoric teaching of self-development and conscience, which he reassembled and reformulated for our time.

GURDJIEFF’S MISSION 1912–1924 Introducing The Teaching to the West

William Patrick Patterson
ISBN: 9781879514713
$29.95 • 1 Hr. 20 Min. • DVD • Color

Gurdjieff's Mission is the first documentary to detail Gurdjieff's unwavering struggle to fulfill his mission of establishing the ancient teaching of The Fourth Way in the West. Shot on site in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Constantinople, London, Paris and New York, the 80-minute color...

GURDJIEFF’S LEGACY 1924–1949 Establishing The Teaching in the West

William Patrick Patterson
ISBN: 9781879514720
$29.95 • 1 Hr. 26 Min. • DVD • Color

Gurdjieff's Legacy tracks Mr. Gurdjieff's struggle to establish the ancient teaching of The Fourth Way in the West. The 86-minute color documentary was shot on site in Paris, Mont St. Michel, Lascaux, London, Lyne Place, New York, New Haven, and Avon cemetery. It traces Gurdjieff's life from his near-fatal...

A WOMAN’S WORK: The Spiritual Biography Of Ethel Merston

by Mary Ellen Korman
ISBN: 9781879514072
$19.95 • 324 pp • 5.5 x 8.5 • Softcover

“There are few comprehensive accounts of individual Western pioneers who were interested in Indian spirituality in the first part of the 20th century. Ethel Merston constantly questioned and searched for a remedy to relieve the malady in her soul. We owe Mary Ellen Korman our appreciation for chronicling that time.”


by William Patrick Patterson
ISBN: 9781879514966
$19.95 • 290 pp. • 5.5 x 8.5 • Softcover

“This is the most brilliant and insightful rendering to date of the ‘Ultimate Impeccable Warrior,’ Carlos Castaneda, my father.”  —C. J. Castaneda

“A must read. The way Patterson expounds on Carlos Casteneda is astounding!” —Margaret Runyan Castaneda, author, A Magical Journey with Carlos Castaneda