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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The figure is the central organizing glyph of the Fourth Way’s view of the material world which Gurdjieff is quoted by Ouspensky as relating to alchemy. 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, These are the So or “Sol” part of the original food octave and the Mi part of the air octave.
The term ” enneagram ” derives from two Greek words, ennea nine and gramma something written or drawn.
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Point 7 represents emotional and other energies, of a “density” of ISBN is for edition. New York and London: 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. A failure to recognize this in terms of human projects is said to be a major reason why things go wrong in general. The diatonic scale in music is said to be an ancient application of the Law of Seven and a convenient way to study it.
In Search of the Miraculous. Archived from the original on 23 July These three forces can appear in any order, for example orgiving 6 possible “triads” of forces describing 6 very broad types of event. The Law of Three holds that three forces act on any event, which can be called Active, Passive, and Neutralizing forces, or simply First, Second, and Third forces respectively.
Within the circle is a triangle connecting points 9, 3 and 6.
The enneagram is disguised as “two superimposed squares” with the space in the middle representing the ninth point. Living and Dead” by Plavan N.
Point 6 being where “impressions”, regarded as a type of food, are said to enter the body. A further conscious shock, requiring “a special type of control over the emotions” at point 9 would enable a new “higher” or spiritual body to begin to grow, this is represented by Gurdjieff as the aim of his and other esoteric traditions.
Fourth Way enneagram
Eneaagrama points numbered 3 and 6 are said turdjieff represent “shock points” which affect the way a process develops. The internal lines between the points; that is, the three-point figure and the six-point figure, are said gurdjjieff show certain non-obvious connections, although here very little elucidation is offered.
Le has also been speculation that it may be related to the Pythagorean Tetractyswhich also combines the numbers 3 and 7. In his book Gurdjieff: This Mi of “density” 12 is the “higher substance” primarily necessary for Gurdjieff’s esoteric method. This cosmology offers a view of how the world operates said to derive from alchemy and more ancient sources, and to complement or complete modern experimental science rather than to contradict it. The Lives and Work of G. This second octave cannot develop unless it has a shock at its own Mi-Fa, and this is the shock which in fact occurs at point 6.
Renaissance Hermeticism which used an enneagram of three interlocking triangles, also called a nonagram  or a nine-pointed figure used by the Christian medieval philosopher Ramon Llull. If “self-remembering” occurs this will be the Fa point for the air octave and the Re point for the impressions octave.
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Ouspensky related the inner six-line figure of the Food Diagram enneagram to the circulation of the blood. This proposition is an essential basis for Gurdjieff’s view of the evolution of food into the “higher substances” necessary for higher consciousness; briefly summarized below ep the account in In Search of the Miraculous.
In gurdijeff words if one thinks of a standard musical keyboard and takes for example middle Eneagrrama as Do then the following six white keys, DEFGAB will represent the rest of the octave, and the next white key will be the higher C. The enneagram according to Gurdjieff shows the “Law of Seven” and the “Law of Three” united and so some explanation of these laws is necessary here. Karppe, Paris,pp.
At this point we reach the end of “what is regarded as matter by our physics and chemistry”  It should be remembered that Gurdjieff is here speaking in This number is derived from or corresponds to the recurring decimal. Air can provide this shock because it also is of densityand furthermore this air enters as a new Do. However the other is at point 6, at the So-La interval. Other applications of the enneagram to describing processes can be found in writings influenced by those of Gurdjieff,  notably in the writings of J.
At point 8, the “Si” or Ti at the end of the first “ordinary food” octave represents the sexual energies, of “density” 12; which are the “highest substance” according to Gurdjieff which the body produces naturally without conscious intervention. In any process described in terms of the Law of Seven, the Mi-Fa interval and the Ti-Do interval are said to be shock points where outside help is needed if the octave is to continue to develop as intended.
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.
Another of his books, Enneagram Studies is devoted to the subject, offering nine examples of enneagrams in various applications. It is ready to enter the blood stream. 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.
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. The meaning of these six inner lines is not, by Ouspensky’s account, made clear by Gurdjieff.
According to this cosmology everything is material, including consciousness and spiritand all 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.
Unfit url Use dmy dates from July It should be noted that the musical scale Gurdjieff is quoted as using  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.
Gurdjieeff 1, he wrote, represented the digestive system, point 2 the blood stream, point 4 the breathing system, point 5 the brain, point 7 the spinal cord and point 8 the sympathetic nervous system and sex organs, and the lines “showed the direction of the flow or distribution of arterial blood in the organism and then its return in the form of venous blood” .
Otherwise it will just be the La point for the original food octave. A desire to conserve this “higher substances” gurdjifef esoteric use is said to be the original reason for religious celibacy.
At point 9 ordinary food beginning as Do is eaten and enters the body and digestion begins.