The first book to integrate the Enneagram with spiritual & psychological exercises.
The basic introduction to the Enneagram with the scientifically validated RHETI, v. 2.5.
The complete text of Enneagram theory and descriptions.
The past few weeks at The Enneagram Institute have kept us all quite busy. Among other things, the Faculty Read more...
“We are extremely excited to let you know about this free 3-hour LIVE STREAM presentation by A H Almaas (A. Hameed Ali), creator of the Diamond Approach to Self-Realization and founder of the Ridhwan School, and Karen Johnson, a co-founder of the Diamond Approach. Read more...
“Reconstruction of the Barn is proceeding quite well and quite rapidly. See photos taken over the past few months that show the complete renovation of the Barn, including an addition for the dining room, new offices, kitchen, bathrooms, and an elevator! Read more...
“Russ will join approximately 100 invited speakers, including Hameed Ali (A.H. Almaas, founder of The Ridhwan School), Stansilav Grof (Holotropic Breathwork), Deepak Chopra, and Robert Thurman, the head of Tibet House US and one of Russ’ former professors at Columbia University, to name but a few.. Read more...
“We have been receiving a lot of inquiries lately from friends and Enneagram enthusiasts saying how much they miss the Barn and asking when it will once again be ready for EI events. Read more...
“I have returned!” These words were addressed by General Douglas MacArthur on October 20, 1944 to the people of the Philippines as Allied forces landed at Leyte and began the offensive against the occupying Axis forces there. With perhaps a bit less fanfare but with (maybe?) equal fervor, we at The Enneagram Institute are happy to announce “The EnneaThoughts have returned!”. Read more...
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Below are links to short descriptions of each of the Enneagram Types. See a free, complete expanded type description of Type Eight (“The Challenger”) as a sample of the 2,800-word type profiles that you will have access to to when you take the validated RHETI Enneagram test.
The Rational, Idealistic Type: Principled, Purposeful, Self-Controlled, and Perfectionistic
The Caring, Interpersonal Type: Demonstrative, Generous, People-Pleasing, and Possessive
The Success-Oriented, Pragmatic Type: Adaptive, Excelling, Driven, and Image-Conscious
The Sensitive, Withdrawn Type: Expressive, Dramatic, Self-Absorbed, and Temperamental
The Intense, Cerebral Type: Perceptive, Innovative, Secretive, and Isolated
The Committed, Security-Oriented Type: Engaging, Responsible, Anxious, and Suspicious
The Busy, Fun-Loving Type: Spontaneous, Versatile, Distractible, and Scattered
The Powerful, Dominating Type: Self-Confident, Decisive, Willful, and Confrontational
The Easygoing, Self-Effacing Type: Receptive, Reassuring, Agreeable, and Complacent
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