WCME 011: The Enneagram as a tool for Fourth Way study, with Aine Ni Cheallaigh

Aine Ni Cheallaigh today Has lots that she wants to convey. And so like a thief We'll steal from Gurdjieff To learn more about the Fourth Way.

  • Who is Gurdjieff (an 8) and why was he so creepy?
  • The history of the Enneagram, including Seekers After Truth, P.D. Ouspensky (a 1), Oscar Ichazo, and Claudio Naranjo
  • Hameed Ali (aka A.H. Almaas) and the Diamond Approach
  • What is the Fourth Way? (And for that matter, what are the other three ways?)
  • What is a personality, anyway? And what is the point of all this inner work?
  • The 3 centers: Head, Heart, and Belly
  • Oscar Ichazo said that the Passions are The Seven Deadly Sins plus Fear and Deceit. Here they are by enneatype:
    1. Anger
    2. Pride
    3. Deceit
    4. Envy
    5. Avarice
    6. Fear
    7. Gluttony
    8. Lust
    9. Sloth
  • “The Enneagram of Personality doesn’t really come alive until you observe it in action.” -Aine Ni Cheallaigh
  • different modes of being
  • How your Enneagram type affects your relationship with the 3 centers (for more, see Understanding The Enneagram, p. 255)
  • Diamond Heart and Essence qualities
  • become your own laboratory

AineYou can find Aine at infiniteandtransitory.com.

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