Tom Forman

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Thomas Forman


Tom Forman met P. D. Ouspensky in his native England and followed him to the United States where he met Mr. Gurdjieff. He was responsible for the preservation of the Gurdjieff / de Hartmann music, and led groups in New York, Philadelphia, and Cleveland.

Thomas Forman - by Mary Rothschild

Thomas Forman attended Trinity College, Cambridge and worked for British Intelligence during the Second World War. Later, his doctor, Kenneth Walker, introduced him to the Ouspenkys. He worked with them at Lyne, England and then in Mendham, New Jersey, where Mr. Forman managed their property. After P. D. Ouspensky’s death, Tom Forman, along with Lord Pentland and others, began to meet with Gurdjieff at Mme. Ouspensky’s initiative. He went on to become a trustee of the Gurdjieff Foundation of New York.

Verify-for-Yourself Website

This website, created by some of Tom Forman's pupils, focuses on the ways Thomas Forman brought Gurdjieff's teachings. He worked with groups in New York, Philadelphia, and Cleveland. This website contains material from his work with those groups and situations.

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Revision: January 28, 2023