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Inquiry: The Vehicle of Endless Enlightenment

For the past 35 years, A.H. Almaas and his colleagues at the Ridhwan School have taught a specific form of spiritual practice they call Inquiry—a deep exploration of our moment-to-moment experience and the patterns that impede “the free unfoldment of the soul.” The core practice of the renowned Diamond Approach, Inquiry uses whatever is happening […]
Start:
February 27, 2017
End:
May 22, 2017
Cost:
$297

Book Talk & Signing

The Alchemy of Freedom The Philosophers’ Stone and the Secrets of Existence by A. H. Almaas A. H. Almaas shows that the tremendous liberating power of the mysterious philosophers’ stone is closer to us than we realize. In fact, it is the true nature of all reality—in all times and all places, without being limited […]
Start:
April 21, 2017 7:00 pm
End:
April 21, 2017 10:00 pm
Location:
Ridhwan School, 2075 Eunice St, Berkeley, CA 94707, USA
Cost:
$10 - $20 suggested donation

Book Talk & Teaching

The Alchemy of Freedom by A. H. Almaas Morning – The Philosophers’ Stone: Key to the Secrets of Liberation Afternoon – The Dialectic of Transformation and Awakening 4 to 5 PM – Book Signing Teachings are appropriate for the general public as well as health care professionals. Health care professionals will be able to incorporate the […]
Start:
June 18, 2017 10:00 am
End:
June 18, 2017 5:00 pm
Location:
Spirit Rock Meditation Center, 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Woodacre, CA 94973
Cost:
$90 - $250

Events by Date

February 17, 2017

Ridhwan auf Deutsch 2 (RAD 2)

Neue Ridhwan Gruppe auf Deutsch (RAD 2) 8 Jahre, nachdem die erste Ridhwan-auf-Deutsch Gruppe zusammenkam (RAD), beginnt eine neue fortlaufende Gruppe in deutscher Sprache. Wie die bestehende Gruppe treffen sich die Teilnehmer zweimal im Jahr für ein 7-tägiges Seminar im Bildungshaus Kloster Schöntal (Nähe Heilbronn). Die RAD 2 Gruppe ist für Teilnehmer aus allen Regionen […]
Start:
February 17, 2017 6:00 pm
End:
February 24, 2017 1:00 pm

February 20, 2017

Diamond Approach Meditation Retreat

This meditation retreat is an opportunity to immerse oneself in an extended period of silent meditation informed by the Diamond Approach®. This stretch of time, unencumbered by our usual concerns, allows us to devote ourselves to practice and to invite direct contact with Being and Presence. A central principle of the Diamond Approach is that […]
Start:
February 20, 2017 6:00 pm
End:
February 26, 2017 12:00 pm
Location:
Santa Sabina Center, 25 Magnolia Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
Cost:
$1,055 for a double room, all meals included during the retreat time.

February 22, 2017

Open House and Experiential Introduction

An experiential taste of the Diamond Approach including: presentation, practices, inquiry, questions and discussion. Teacher Neal Carbon Download Flyer>>  
Start:
February 22, 2017 7:00 pm
End:
February 22, 2017 9:00 pm
Location:
Walker Center, 144 Hancock St Auburndale, MA 02466 United States
Cost:
Free

February 25, 2017

The Diamond Approach Boston 4 Group (February)

We are pleased to invite you to join Boston 4, a newly forming on-going Diamond Approach group based in Newton, MA. Boston 4 is a long-term group that meets five weekends per year. Our work includes teachings, meditations, movement, inquiry and discussion. This weekend will be taught by Neal Carbon, an ordained teacher in the Ridhwan School. […]
Start:
February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End:
February 26, 2017 5:30 pm
Location:
Walker Center, 144 Hancock St Auburndale, MA 02466 United States
Cost:
$250/ $225 early registration by February 4, 2017

February 27, 2017

Inquiry: The Vehicle of Endless Enlightenment

For the past 35 years, A.H. Almaas and his colleagues at the Ridhwan School have taught a specific form of spiritual practice they call Inquiry—a deep exploration of our moment-to-moment experience and the patterns that impede “the free unfoldment of the soul.” The core practice of the renowned Diamond Approach, Inquiry uses whatever is happening […]
Start:
February 27, 2017
End:
May 22, 2017
Cost:
$297

February 28, 2017

Diamond Approach Book Study Group – DA Book 1

The spiritual journey can begin with the discovery of our essence or beingness – that which is actually real and intrinsic within us. The discovery that qualities like strength, support, kindness or enjoyment are inherent, contrasts with how we may more usually associate them with the people and things around us. We also find that […]
Start:
February 28, 2017 6:30 pm
End:
April 27, 2017 9:00 pm
Location:
The Meditatio Center, St. Mark's Church, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX, UK
Cost:
£220

March 2, 2017

Gathering Honey: Diamond Approach Inquiry Book Group

The Diamond Approach method of Inquiry is both an elegantly simple practice – an open ended exploration of our immediate experience – and a richly nuanced system for inner discovery and realization. In this group, we will explore the teachings of the Diamond Approach and the practice of inquiry by reading and working with A.H. […]
Start:
March 2, 2017 7:00 pm
End:
March 2, 2017 9:00 pm
Cost:
$150

March 4, 2017

The Unfolding Now, A Diamond Approach Book Group

Based on a retreat held in summer of 2013, The Unfolding Now explores in depth what it really means to be in the ever-changing moment, and what gets in the way of the unfolding of our moment-to-moment experience. Each of 6 meetings will include a brief meditation, discussion, experiential exploration, and time for questions. Dates March […]
Start:
March 4, 2017 10:00 am
End:
June 10, 2017 12:00 pm
Location:
Watertown Center for Healing Arts, 22 Mt Auburn Street Watertown, MA 02472 United States
Cost:
$120

March 5, 2017

Diamond Heart Retreat Group 5 – New Retreat Group – CLOSING MARCH 2017

Retreat Start:  March 5 2017 Retreat End: March 12, 2017 Location: Guest House, 318 W Main St, Chester, CT 06412, USA Diamond Heart Retreat 5 began forming in September 2014 and will be closing just prior to the March 2017 retreat. Applications will be accepted until February 17, 2017. Contact Lynette at DHR5@ridhwan.org for more information. […]
Start:
March 5, 2017 7:00 pm
End:
March 12, 2017 12:00 pm
Location:
Guest House, Chester, CT

March 8, 2017

Doorgaande Inquiry Groep

Inquiry, een vorm van zelfonderzoek, is de centrale beoefening in de Diamond Approach. Het is een elegante en krachtige methode om de dieptes van je ziel te verkennen. Het doen van inquiry geeft je een heel precieze en persoonlijke afstemming op jouw spirituele ontwikkeling. Deze groep is bedoeld voor mensen die de beoefening van inquiry […]
Start:
March 8, 2017 7:30 pm
End:
December 13, 2017 10:00 pm
Location:
Centrum voor Bewustzijn, Eemnesserweg 139 Hilversum 1223 GD Netherlands
Cost:
€395