The Law of Three

The Enneagram and its symbol are full of examples of the Law of Three:

  • Three Centers (Gut/Heart/Head) made up of 3 Enneagram Types each
  • Three Instinctual variants (or, subtypes): ¬†Self Preservation, Social, and Sexual (or, One-on-One) for each of the 9 EnneaTypes (=27 different subtype variations)
  • 3 Points on the Central Triangle in the Symbol are the 3 main Types (the other types are variations of the same theme of the main types.

triangle 3-6-9