The Diamond Dictionary
On this page you will find definitions of concepts central to Dr. Diamond’s work. This includes words that he has invented (such as Belovedness and Matrophilia) as well as regular words and phrases which he has used in special ways (such as Cantillation and Soul). Underneath each entry, you will see a brief definition. Clicking on the entry will open to its own page.
The Diamond Dictionary is an ongoing project and we recommend you check back regularly as it expands.
Meditation involving an activity (often higher creativity, such as painting, photography or music). In contrast to the mainstream approach to meditation, which is comparatively passive, action (or active) meditation is the approach Dr. Diamond recommends to most readily raise the Life Energy of the person.
The name Dr. Diamond gives to his system delineating the relationship between the emotions and the acupuncture meridians. Developed over a period of 45 years, the AES builds on the pioneering work of his close friend and colleague Dr. George Goodheart (1918-2008), the great chiropractor and developer of the field of Applied Kinesiology.
The feeling of feeling loved. Dr. Diamond has had to invent the term, for although beloved is standard English, both as a noun meaning “much loved person,” or an adjective meaning “well loved” [give AMH definitions], belovedness is not. Usage timeline: Early 2000s-present
The belief that one is loved, especially by one’s mother, seen by Dr. Diamond as the basis of all health, spiritual, psychological, and therefore physical.
Death, Fear of
Diamond Path of Life
Haiku [music and painting]
The will to be well, and the basis of Diamond’s approach to the psychosomatic approach to illness.
Jen, Zhi, Li, Yi [sep entries and also one collective]
Materinal Instinct Disorder
Noble Truths, Four
The deepest part of the self, which is in all humans, pure love (early 2000s –present). Soul is synonymous with three other terms in Dr. Diamond’s system: The Muse (1990s); The Deep Unconscious (early 2000s-present); and Jen (early- 2000s-present).
Soul, Finding the
An independent entity that lives within each of us, entering at conception and leaving at our death to return to the Spirit World. As Diamond uses the term, is in contradistinction to the Soul, which he defines as the deepest part of the self and which dies with us: the Spirit, being
Two Wheels (on the Dry Land), the