Dominic Liber in Conversation with Shambhala Publications Staff
Dominic Liber spoke with the whole team at Shambhala Publications and leads us through inquiry practice in the Diamond Approach. Through the contemplative practice of diamond inquiry, you can begin exploring your inner world just like a diver discovering a reef.
What do passion and desire have to do with spirituality? Conventional wisdom cautions that they are pitfalls on the path, imprisoning us in the worldly illusions of the ego. And for most people, that is exactly what happens. But just the opposite may be possible. By becoming open to the energy, aliveness, spontaneity, and zest of erotic love, we can liberate ourselves from self-centeredness and embrace the fullness of our humanity. This audio edition of the revolutionary book by A. H. Almaas and Karen Johnson, read by the authors, shows you how. Through numerous exercises, meditations, instructive dialogues with students, and much more, you will discover how the erotic and the holy can become truly inseparable, and how you yourself may practice this extraordinary path to wholeness.
The Jeweled Path: The Biography of the Diamond Approach to Inner Realization
Life changed forever the day I set out in my sky-blue VW Bug heaving with everything I owned. An old carpenter’s chest, a gift from my mother and stepfather, had been carefully packed with watercolors, paintbrushes, and other art paraphernalia and small, cherished belongings. A single suitcase that easily held all of my clothes cordially rubbed sides with it. Add a futon and a sleeping bag—purple, of course—neatly tucked into the back, and I was ready to go . . .
A.H. Almaas' foreword from John Davis' The Diamond Approach: An Introduction to the Teachings of A. H. Almaas I never intended to create the Diamond Approach. It emerged and developed under its own...