|Bring your magnifying glasses and decoding
devices to thisintriguing inquiry into the once
rich but now lost philosophy of the Enneagram.
In the pre-scientific age, numbers were used not simply to measure,
weigh and calculate, but were woven seamlessly into philosophy, art,religion, myth, science, technology, astronomy, music, harmony
and everyday life in general.
Mathematicians and philosophers sought and studied the
recurring patterns that numbers and shapes made in every part
of nature and used them to understand the universe — both
macrocosm and microcosm — and to inform their metaphysical
Understanding the esoteric nature of the numbers and shapes
of the Enneagram is crucial to uncovering what lies beyond
simply describing and observing each of the types. Such an
understanding requires that we liberate the Enneagram from its
The modern Enneagram — made up, found, discovered, stolen or