Facets of Unity presents the Enneagram of Holy Ideas as a crystal clear window on the true reality experienced in enlightened consciousness.

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As the sense of safety and basic trust deepens it becomes possible, and quite natural, for the client to see the specific delusions unconscious distortions of reality that lead to the specific difficulties and specific reactions that prompted him or her to enter therapy. The Dawn of Tantra. Dustin Ward rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

To suggest that all one needs to do is simply relax may be a bit of an oversimplification.

Facets of Unity: The Enneagram of Holy Ideas

Common terms and phrases A. When transcend the conventional view of the enneagram as a personality map, we come to a deeper understanding of its offer. Return to Book Page. Randi Hope rated it it was amazing Dec 04, Would you like us to take another look at this review?

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Holj is the second book by Almaas I’ve read this year, and I’m quite taken with his spiritual perspective. Its roots are obscure and are purported to derive from ancient Sufi beliefs and practices.


Having already studied the Enneagram quite a bit, this book provided me with a more advanced understanding from a spiritual perspective, which was what I was hoping for. We discover how the disconnection from each Holy Idea leads to the development of faxets corresponding fixation, thus recognizing each types deeper psychological core. Karen rated it really liked it Jul 27, Working with the Holy Ideas.

The Gifts of Imperfection. There are several things about this book that particularly intrigued me.

The Enneagram of Holy Ideas by A. Understanding this core brings each Holy Idea within reach, so its spiritual perspective can serve as a key for unlocking the fixation and or us from its limitations.

Best description of Basic Trust, also. By one of the masters of it. A Primer Of Freudian Psychology.

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Almaas makes clear that doing this work as an adult——i. In fact if it goes well the therapist may also feel safely enough held to be able to drop certain defenses and grow toward greater wholeness. When I first began reading these fcaets chapters it seemed to me as if they were unnecessarily repetitive, since the fundamental enbeagram were the same in each one. Although I am inclined to share these views with the author, his certitude about them is striking and unsettling.


Sigal rated it really liked it Aug 17, Paperbackpages. Of course even if one is not primarily identified with Point Two of the Enneagram, there is a certain paradox related to the work one does to attain a state of enlightenment since everything is part of a unified whole and therefore there is really nothing to attain.

Certainly parenting impacts us, but we come to earth with strong pre-dispositions.

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Holy Strength Holy Faith. Therapist in Columbia, Maryland. The Transparency of Things. However the Enneagram itself is not simple. I learned a lot about how the different types interrelate from the way in which each chapter about the various types built off each other and emphasized the relationships among the topics. Please review your cart. The Enneagram of Holy Ideas A.

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