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  • Engaging Your Life Force

    How do you bring growth and expansion into your day-to-day life? In this weekend retreat, we will explore the Red Aspect, which is one of the five aspects of our inner nature that is foundational to embarking on a spiritual path. The Red Aspect influences our experience of strength, aliveness, capacity, actualization, beauty, mystery, forbearance, and passion. Join us as ...More Info »
  • Taking Root: A Diamond Approach Practice Group

    This series of four, two-hour Sunday meetings will focus solely on deepening our practice of meditation, sensing, and inquiry. The meetings are open to any active Diamond Approach student, those in a Diamond Approach group or working with a teacher in private sessions. Developing embodiment and Presence is crucial to integrating the teachings and living ...More Info »
  • Diamond Approach Seattle 3 (DAS3)

    We are pleased to invite you to join DAS3, a newly forming on-going Diamond Approach group based in Seattle, open to students throughout the Pacific Northwest. DAS3 is a long-term group that meets five times per year taught by Candace Harris, Renie Hope and Jane Hill-Daigle, ordained teachers in the Ridhwan School. Direct and intimate contact with our immediate ...More Info »
  • Diamond Approach Boston 4 Group (June)

    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 Leah Chyten, an ordained teacher in the Ridhwan School. Throughout ...More Info »
  • Inquiry: Doorway to Freedom

    As humans, we inherently long to be free—to actualize our true human potential. Inquiry, the central practice of the Diamond Approach, offers a powerful, dynamic doorway to a freer life. We will learn and explore the basic practices of the Diamond Approach, including inquiry, meditation, and personal exploration, which will deepen and enliven your work. The ...More Info »
  • Washington DC Summer Retreat (June)

    This is a 5-day residential retreat for Diamond Approach Washington DC 2 (DADC2), an ongoing group in the DC metro area. June 13-18 is DADC2’s last retreat open to new students. The full cost of the retreat (room, board & tuition) is $1,052. Group membership is a prerequisite; applications must be received by May 17. ...More Info »
  • 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 tools and practices offered in ...More Info »
  • Midwest Group III Retreat

    A new Diamond Approach Group has started in the Upper Midwest Region and it is currently open and growing. The Diamond Approach is a path of spiritual realization characterized by sincere inquiry into one’s experience, fueled by the love of truth. The immediate contact with the truth of our experience allows the unfoldment of our ...More Info »
  • The Lataif: Gateways to Essence (June)

    Join us for an exploration of the Lataif and discover how this powerful teaching can deepen and enrich your daily life. These Diamond Approach teachings will include presentations, meditation practices and break-out groups to explore and integrate the material. This is a new group forming in the Boulder, CO area and we are still open to having ...More Info »
  • The Sacred Work of Grief

    This daylong explores the powerful and mysterious nature of grief. As we turn our attention to the grief we carry—for self, community, and world—we share our deep emotional selves, which brings us into the circle of restoration and into the arms of the sacred. Utilizing the potent tools of inquiry, writing practice, singing, and ritual, ...More Info »
  • California Diamond Heart 10 (July)

    New group forming now in Berkeley, CA A new Diamond Heart group, California Diamond Heart 10, is now forming in the San Francisco Bay Area. For information please visit the CADH10 website: http://cadh10.org/ or write to Betsy at: CADH10@Ridhwan.org In support for the forming of this new group, a series of experiential weekends designed to introduce the Diamond Approach work to interested ...More Info »
  • Social Action and Spirituality: Free Diamond Approach Webinar

    In this free webinar we will explore how spiritual practice and realization can contribute deeply to shaping our actions and the way we live our life. Although the Diamond Approach is purely a spiritual path and teaching, and does not take a particular position in the social, economic, and political areas of life, we can ...More Info »
  • Gathering Honey: Diamond Approach Inquiry Book Group

    The Diamond Approach is a rich and nuanced system for inner realization and discovery. The central practice is a unique method of inquiry—an open ended exploration of our immediate experience, fueled by a love for the truth. In this group, we will explore the practice of inquiry and the teachings of the Diamond Approach by reading ...More Info »
  • Gathering Honey: Diamond Approach Inquiry Book Group

    The Diamond Approach is a rich and nuanced system for inner realization and discovery. The central practice is a unique method of inquiry—an open ended exploration of our immediate experience, fueled by a love for the truth. In this group, we will explore the practice of inquiry and the teachings of the Diamond Approach by reading ...More Info »
  • The Lataif: Gateways to Essence (August)

    Join us for an exploration of the Lataif and discover how this powerful teaching can deepen and enrich your daily life. These Diamond Approach teachings will include presentations, meditation practices and break-out groups to explore and integrate the material. This is a new group forming in the Boulder, CO area and we are still open to having ...More Info »
  • Gathering Honey: Diamond Approach Inquiry Book Group

    The Diamond Approach is a rich and nuanced system for inner realization and discovery. The central practice is a unique method of inquiry—an open ended exploration of our immediate experience, fueled by a love for the truth. In this group, we will explore the practice of inquiry and the teachings of the Diamond Approach by reading ...More Info »
  • Midwest Group III Retreat

    A new Diamond Approach Group has started in the Upper Midwest Region and it is currently open and growing. The Diamond Approach is a path of spiritual realization characterized by sincere inquiry into one’s experience, fueled by the love of truth. The immediate contact with the truth of our experience allows the unfoldment of our ...More Info »
  • Gathering Honey: Diamond Approach Inquiry Book Group

    The Diamond Approach is a rich and nuanced system for inner realization and discovery. The central practice is a unique method of inquiry—an open ended exploration of our immediate experience, fueled by a love for the truth. In this group, we will explore the practice of inquiry and the teachings of the Diamond Approach by reading ...More Info »
  • Diamond Approach Seattle 3 (DAS3)

    We are pleased to invite you to join DAS3, a newly forming on-going Diamond Approach group based in Seattle, open to students throughout the Pacific Northwest. DAS3 is a long-term group that meets five times per year taught by Candace Harris, Renie Hope and Jane Hill-Daigle, ordained teachers in the Ridhwan School. Direct and intimate contact with our immediate ...More Info »
  • California Diamond Heart 10 (September)

    New group forming now in Berkeley, CA A new Diamond Heart group, California Diamond Heart 10, is now forming in the San Francisco Bay Area. For information please visit the CADH10 website: http://cadh10.org/ or write to Betsy at: CADH10@Ridhwan.org In support for the forming of this new group, a series of experiential weekends designed to introduce the Diamond Approach work to interested ...More Info »