Great Chain of Being

For example, body dissolving into mind is the actual process of physical death. Mind dissolving into soul is experienced as a review and “judgment” of one’s life. Soul dissolving into spirit is a radical release and transcendence. Then the process “reverses,” so to speak, and based upon one’s accumulated karmic tendencies, one generates a soul out of spirit, then a mind out of soul, then a body out of mind—whereupon one forgets all the previous steps and finds oneself reborn in a physical body. According to the Tibetans, the whole process takes about forty-nine days.

How would the enneagram map with the above?

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