Beryl Pogson (1895-1967) was a student of Dr. Maurice Nicoll for nineteen years and his secretary for fourteen years. She and Dr. and Mrs. Nicoll were part of a small group of people who practiced the teachings of George Gurdjieff and Peter Ouspensky.

During the last ten years of her life Ms. Pogson hosted as many as six group meetings a week, and daily meetings during sessions at her home with Dr. and Mrs. Nicoll in Sussex. These were quite informal lectures followed by questions, but quite often she would ask for a question at the beginning and a discussion would take its course from the question asked. Ms. Pogson often found connections between the teaching and sacred books, literature, plays and poetry.

Beryl Pogson on Know Thyself

The only real poverty is lack of self-knowledge.


Further Reading:
Gurdjieff on Know Thyself
Ouspensky on Know Thyself
Collin on Know Thyself