Oscar Ichazo

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Oscar Ichazo

Bolivia / Chile / America 1931 - present


Comments: Next Generation Fourth Way WORK ; Enneagram (or Enneagon) of Personality theories (called Protoanalysis); 'Trialectic' logic, a logic grounded in three laws of process.; "a body of techniques for inherent consciousness-raising"; created a Middle Pillar exercise using 9 Hindu Chakras, but identical system; his Psycho-calisthenics um...are a great "homague" to G.I. Gurdjieff's Sacred Dace movements; Yantra (staring at geometric shapes while moving consciousness around the body and then beyond, through the 'door" of the symbol); The Gorgon as a symbol of fear which paralyzes us with distracting chatter, impulsive decisions and judgement; Very big on the number NINE;


Teachers: P. D. Ouspensky; G.I. Gurdjieff (though Oscar denies it), claiming Plotinus as his source; John G. Bennett; A. R. Orage AKA Alfred Richard Orage; Thomas de Hartmann; Olga de Hartmann; Maurice Nicoll; big on The Ancients, Anaximenes; Anaximander; Parmenides; Thales of Miletus; Heraclitus; Socrates; Plato; Aristotle; Epicurus originator of Epicureanism; Democritus; Zeno of Citium, originator of Stoicism ; Antisthenes, originator of Cynicism; Diogenes of Sinope ; Chuang Tzu ; Gautama Buddha ; Evagrius Ponticus, a Christian mystic;

Students: Helen Palmer; Claudio Naranjo; Don Richard Riso; Richard Rohr ; Elizabeth Wagele; Chuck Furnace;

Friends: John C. Lilly

Organizations: Arica School, AKA the Arica Institute; (Arica means Freedom)

Author: The Human Process for Enlightenment and Freedom - five lectures (excellent); The 9 ways of zhikr : ritual, 1976; Arica Psychocalisthenics , 1977; Between Metaphysics & Protoanalysis: A Theory for Analyzing the Human Psyche, 1982; Master Level Exercise: Letters to the School, 1988; Psychocalisthenics, 1993; Interviews With Oscar Ichazo by Oscar Ichazo ; In 1976 announced " Arica: from Society to Metasociety title, but may not have come out.


Quotes: God is Eternal, Is in all of us, is in Everything, is One without second. meditation mantra - TOHAM KUM RAH ;

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Ichazo; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arica_School; Interviews With Oscar Ichazo; http://www.arica.org/; http://www.amazon.com/Oscar-Ichazo/e/B001H6NYWC/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1348515880&sr=1-2-ent