This Pin was discovered by Eunice Alvarado. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. The Fourth Way enneagram is a figure published in in In Search of the Miraculous by P.D. Ouspensky quotes Gurdjieff as saying; “The knowledge of the enneagram has for a very long time been Kabbalistic Tree of Life as used in “Etude sur les origines de la nature du Zohar”, by S. Karppe, Paris, , pp. , the. This Pin was discovered by Bicky Davila. Discover (and save) your own Pins on Pinterest.
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A Further Fl p, accessed through web, http: Robin Amis claims an Orthodox Christian origin, claiming that both Gurdijeff and Ouspensky developed their teaching with insights gained from visits to Mount Athos.
The enneagram shows the Law of Seven and the Law of Three in a single symbol with the three forces joined in a triangle at the 3,6 and 9 points, and in addition six inner lines hexad following the 1,4,2,8,5,7,1, In other words if one thinks of a standard musical keyboard and takes for example middle C as Do then the following six white keys, DEFGAB will represent the rest of the octave, and the next yurdjieff key will be the higher C.
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Retrieved from ” https: Another of his books, Enneagram Studies is devoted to the subject, offering nine examples of enneagrams in various applications.
They are both in the bloodstream at “density” 96, the “density” of hormones and vitamins and rarefied gases and animal magnetism “and so on”. A desire to conserve this “higher substances” for esoteric use is said to be the original reason for religious celibacy. The most detailed example of how this is said to work, given in In Search of the Miraculousis an explanation of gurdjirff Gurdjieff believed inputs to the human body “food”, “air” and “impressions”, collectively regarded as types of food are processed into the so-called “higher substances” necessary for higher consciousness to function.
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The internal lines between the points; that is, the three-point figure and the six-point figure, are said to show certain non-obvious connections, although here very little elucidation is offered. According to this cosmology everything is material, including consciousness and spiritand gurdjeff matter can be assigned a “density”; consciousness and spirit for example having lower “densities” and therefore higher “vibrations” than,for example, water while, for example, rock has a higher “density” and lower “vibration” than water, and so on.
The points numbered 3 and 6 are said to represent “shock points” which affect the way a process develops. Idries Shaha populariser of Sufismhas claimed that the enneagram has a Sufi provenance and that it has also been long known in coded form eneagrxma as an octagram.
Although not shown in the diagram on this page, the Air octave, if it has a shock at Point 6 in fact may proceed to La with a “density” of 6. These three forces can appear in any order, for example orgiving 6 possible “triads” of forces describing 6 very broad types of event. Views Read Edit View history.
Fourth Way enneagram
It should eneqgrama noted that the musical scale Gurdjieff is quoted as e,  is not the modern standard musical scale but Ptolemy’s intense diatonic scalea just intonation scale associated with the Renaissance composer and musical theorist Gioseffo Zarlino.
These six points together with the point numbered 9 are said to represent the main stages of any complete process, and can be related to the notes of a musical octave9 being equivalent to “Doh” and 1 to “Re” etc. The meaning hurdjieff these six inner lines is not, by Ouspensky’s account, made clear by Gurdjieff.
At point 1 it is said to be processed in the gut as Re and is refined to a “density” of the same “density” as water.
ISBN is for edition. As the enneagram figure is a symbol said to represent the “law of seven” and the “law of three” in unity, therefore, according to this view, the figure can be used to describe any natural whole phenomenon, cosmos, process in life or any other piece of knowledge.
Unfit url Use dmy dates from July At point 8, the “Si” or Ti at the end of the first “ordinary gurdjkeff octave represents the sexual energies, of “density” 12; which are the “highest substance” according to Gurdjieff which the body produces naturally without conscious intervention. This Burdjieff of “density” 12 is the “higher substance” primarily necessary for Gurdjieff’s esoteric method.
Otherwise it will just be the La point for the original food octave. It might have been expected to be at the Ti-Do interval, and Gurdjieff is presented as offering this apparent mistake as a mystery to be solved.
A further conscious shock, requiring “a special type of control over the emotions” at point 9 would neeagrama a new “higher” or spiritual body to begin to grow, this is represented by Gurdjieff as the aim of his and other esoteric traditions.
Otherwise only the ordinary food octave, shown in black in the diagram, proceeds. Ouspensky records this original explication in his book of Gurdjieff’s teaching In Search of the Miraculous where the enneagram appears as Figure 44 and in further diagrams.
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At point 9 ordinary food beginning as Do is eaten and enters the body and digestion begins. Living and Dead” by Plavan N. Other applications of the enneagram to describing processes can be found in writings influenced by those of Gurdjieff,  notably in the writings of J.
Air can provide this shock because it also is of densityand furthermore this air enters as a new Do.