Enneagram 9 Peacemaker core desire harmony union, zen rock balance


General Archetypal Names: Peacemaker, Mediator, Connector, Preservationist, Harmonizer ((Watch a podcast discussion on the names and theme of Type 9 here)

Core Motivational Theme: Peace/Stability, Harmony/Union

Core Fear: conflict, loss, tension; being uncomfortable, inconsiderate, pushy, self-centered; separation 

Core Desire: peace/peace of mind, harmony, ease; being comfortable, considerate, stable; union

Center of Intelligence: gut/instinctive

Connecting Points: 3 (heart/feeling), 6 (head/thinking)

Archetypal Journey (Levels of Consciousness)

Blue, Hindu Accommodating doormat dissociating from conflict, avoiding argument. Enneagram 9 tarot archetype.

“Maintain the peace and don’t cause any upset. What do I need to do and say to not ruffle anyone’s feathers?”

Angry Mediator embracing repressed anger by yelling, stopping conflict. Zen the obstacle is the way. Enneagram 9 archetype

“Enough of this! Why don’t you consider someone else’s perspective for a minute, assholes!?!

The world disturbs my peace. Why do I have to deal with this God?”

Resolute Peacemaker using nonviolent communication by Marshall Rosenberg to resolve conflict. Enneagram 9 awakened archetype

“Realization must be amidst all the turmoils of life. If you make yourself comfortable and go to bed you fall asleep. Face the troubles, but keep yourself steady in meditation.” – Ramana Maharshi

“Be in the world, but not of it” – Biblical Paraphrase

Integration and Disintegration / Connecting Points

9 integration 3: indifference, spiritual bypassing, accommodating, self-forgetting to right action self-developing standards
9 disintegration 6: denial, complacency, comfort, ease to concern, anxiety, fearful avoidance. Voicing opinions, experiences