Why 9 not 6 Types

by Neil
(Thailand)

Hello,


As we know it was G.I. Gurdjieff who first introduced the enneagram to the western world.

For some reason the translation of the enneagram has somewhat changed since then.

I have studied at a Gurdjieff school and I was taught there are only 6 essence types.

There are many sites on the internet about the enneagram and nearly all of them tell of nine types.

I am confused as to why and perhaps this explains why on this site you find the enneagram test to be not so accurate.

Scientists discovered quarks inside the atom a few years ago and surely its no coincidence that each quark exhibits the same characteristics as each essence type - even to the point of pairing up with its soulmate.

Personally I think this is an important link between religion and science and has been sadly missed due to a simple misunderstanding of the enneagram.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Personality-Test.

Recent Articles

  1. Gary Smalley personality test

    Oct 18, 17 03:58 AM

    Gary Smalley personality test reveals four types of personalities. Take it to know your type

    Read More

  2. Myers Briggs Personality Tests

    Oct 16, 17 02:36 AM

    A brief note on characteristics of Myers Briggs Personality Tests

    Read More

  3. Graduate aptitude test in engineering

    Oct 09, 17 03:34 PM

    Graduate aptitude test in engineering serves to be a qualifying test for several PSUs such as NTPC, BHEL, IOCL, etc.

    Read More