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In Gurdjieff’s view “everything is material”; consciousness and spirit are ensagrama be regarded as aspects of matter, although more refined or of a “higher vibration” than perceptible aspects.
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. 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 “density” of human food is assigned a number, 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. Karppe, Paris,pp. 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 from the account in In Search of the Miraculous.
Fourth Way enneagram
Idries Shaha populariser of Sufismhas claimed that the enneagram has a Sufi provenance and that it has also been long known in coded form disguised as an gursjieff. 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.
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 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 ell hexad following enezgrama 1,4,2,8,5,7,1, These three forces can appear in any order, for example orgurdjieft 6 possible “triads” of forces describing 6 very broad types of event. 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.
Unfit url Use dmy dates from July In his book Gurdjieff: At point 9 ordinary food beginning as Do is eaten and enters gurejieff body and digestion begins. 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.
As reported by P. The meaning of these six inner lines is not, by Ouspensky’s account, made clear by Gurdjieff. Another of his books, Enneagram Studies is devoted to the subject, offering nine examples of enneagrams in various applications.
Ouspensky, and Their Followers. These six points together with the point numbered 9 are gurdjifff 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 enneagram is disguised as “two superimposed squares” with the space in the middle representing the ninth point. The inscribed figure resembling a web connects the other six points in a cyclic ek Within the circle is a triangle connecting points 9, 3 and 6.
Point 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” . Ouspenskyand an integral part of the Fourth Way esoteric system associated with George Gurdjieff. A book published in”The Enneagram: A motionless enneagram is a dead symbol, the living symbol is in motion” .
The points numbered 3 and 6 are said to represent “shock points” which affect the way a process develops. 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. A failure to recognize this in terms of human projects is said to be a major reason why things go wrong in general.
This Mi of “density” 12 is the “higher substance” primarily necessary for Gurdjieff’s esoteric method.
With the conscious intervention at point 6 of “self remembering” further and more useful “higher substances” are created, represented by the air octave’s So or “Sol” at point 8 and the impression octave’s Mi at point 8. One shock point is shown on the enneagram at point 3, which is the Mi-Fa interval where it might be expected.
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. Point 6 being where “impressions”, regarded as a type of food, are said to enter the body.
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The Lives and Work of G. Harcourt Brace, and Routledge. Ouspensky quotes Gurdjieff as saying; “The knowledge of the enneagram has for a very long time been preserved in secret and if it now is, so to speak, made available to all, it is only in an incomplete and theoretical form without instruction from a man who knows”. They are both in the bloodstream at “density” 96, the “density” of hormones and vitamins and rarefied gases and animal magnetism “and so on”.
Point 7 represents emotional and other energies, of a “density” of Other applications of the enneagram to describing processes can gurdjiefc found in writings influenced by those of Gurdjieff,  notably in the writings of J.