Kharkadeh Books

The White Book

The White Book, 2006

A practical companion on the spiritual path

Revised edition, 2021. Paperback, 96 pages, 4 diagrams – £9.00

ISBN: 978-0-9566309-4-0

  1. Introduction
  2. Creation
  3. Time & Space
  4. Time & Truth
  5. Ignorance
  6. Knowledge
  7. Consciousness & Manifestation
  8. How to understand
  9. Humility
  10. Discrimination
  11. Prayer
  12. Advaita
  13. The Nyaya Ladder
  14. Self-Remembering
  15. Signposts
  16. Appendices
    1. Medieval Joinery
    2. The Gurdjieff Movements

A real contribution ... So articulate, and a fine example of your own words and the words of the various Masters ringing the same true sounds from One source. We listen for a long time, but when we hear, our life is changed.

Joy Dillingham,
Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Meditation Guide Book

Meditation, 2013

A guide to meditation

Revised edition, 2021. Paperback, 68 pages – £8.50

ISBN: 978-0-9566309-3-3

  1. Introduction
  2. Source
  3. The Common Experience
  4. Mind
  5. Preparation
  6. The First Stage
  7. Tradition
  8. Limitless Within
  9. Mantra
  10. Some Questions and Answers

This book encapsulates simply and quietly the profound strength of mantra meditation. It takes the reader from the source, through the story of its origin, explaining some of the knowledge behind this path of meditation, and on to the actual practice.

For those who have already embarked on a regular practice of mantra meditation as described in the book, it is a perfect pocket companion – a reminder, a renewal and a refresher to their practice.

For those who may be thinking of starting to meditate, this book is a beautiful introduction to anyone interested in this particular form of mantra meditation.

Sylvia Leiserach
Head of Meditation,
The Study Society,
London W14 9DA

This book on meditation is simple and profound. The science of meditation is explained systematically with reference to quotations from Śrī Śāntānanda Sarasvatī. It is a most useful guide for those practising mantra meditation.

Warwick Jessup,
Head of Sanskrit,
St. James Senior Girls’ School,
London, W14 8SH

Found the book enjoyable... v. good.

Dr Desmond Biddulph CBE,
President, The Buddhist Society,
London SW1V 1PH

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The Enneagram Book

Enneagram, 2018

A guide to the application of the Enneagram in the ordinary life of the ordinary person who has set out on the road to Self-Realisation

Paperback, 142 pages, 33 diagrams – £12.50

ISBN: 978-0-9566309-2-6

  1. Introduction
  2. The Symbol
  3. The Law of Three
  4. The Law of Seven
  5. Three Worlds
  6. The Enneagram in motion
  7. Nature
  8. A Descending Octave
  9. An Ascending Octave
  10. The Eternal Enneagram
  11. The Applied Enneagram
  12. The Mi-Fa Interval
  13. The Ti-Do Interval
  14. Coda

This is an excellent book for anyone wishing to begin to grasp the practical application of the genuine enneagram. It deals with the enneagram that first appears in the teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff.

Tinky Brass clearly sets out the laws of three and seven and gives insight into the nature and behaviour of the three worlds. The descending octave of the Lord’s Prayer was a revelation, and the ascending octave gave clear and practical interpretations that can be applied to the Work in everyday life. I use ideas from this book in my own work with people suffering with alcoholism and drug addiction, especially the chapter on the Mi-Fa interval, Holy Denying. This is with people who have had no contact with either the work or with the enneagram and yet the ideas are met with understanding and indeed enthusiasm. To me, this is all the recommendation necessary as it brings the enneagram to life.

Not only is this book useful in a practical sense, but it is also warm and generous. Tinky gives many examples from his own experience that are often inspiring and always clarifying. I have no hesitation in thoroughly recommending this book to any serious student of the Work and the Enneagram.

Francis Lickerish,
Harley Street,

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The Six Activities of Man book cover

P.D. Ouspensky’s Six Activities of Man, 2024

Intended primarily for his pupils, this unique analysis of obstacles to the spiritual path, is equally beneficial for any who struggle with life’s questions. The six activities are illustrated in clear diagrams as they appear on the esoteric Enneagram, with further examples of their representation in certain Gurdjieff Movements.

Author: T Brass. Paperback, 120 pages, 14 diagrams – £12.50

ISBN: 978-0-9566309-5-7

    1. Introduction
    2. Background
    3. Development
    4. The Six Triads
    5. The Seventh Triad
    6. The Six Activities on the Universal Scale
    7. Ascending and Descending Progressions of Triads
    8. Pairs of Triads Leading to Centres
    9. Pairs of Triads Arising in Centres
    10. Application
    11. Notes
    12. Appendices
    13. Acknowledgements
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