Claudio Naranjo

What these 27 Characters in Search of a Self have in common is the applicability of the enneagram to personality.

For those who are unfamiliar with the enneagram, suffice it to say that it is a geometric shape presented by Georges Ivánovich Gurdjieff. Gurdjieff said it was a symbolic rendering of certain universal rules, and related it to an esoteric tradition which was still unknown to the western world.

Nevertheless, it was Oscar Ichazo who (in 1969 and before the...

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