“True Stillness: The Amygdala at Peace” Our word stillness is from the root STA, to stand, to stay. Hence, for instance, steadfast. We think of stillness as being without movement. Read More »
“Meditation – or Contemplation?” In my meditation, I was given the thought to instead call it contemplation. Read More »
“An Invocation” In keeping with Otto Jespersen’s postulation that the original speech was gestural, and vowel-based, I have found that vowels actuate much more Life Energy than consonants, which are in a sense mere modifiers of the more basic overall gesture of the vowel. This led me to wonder if behind all the various words that societies have adopted for God there may be one that, at least for us in our society today, at an unconscious level so signifies. Read More »
Video: A Teacher of Meditation Dr. Diamond considers himself to be a teacher of meditation. He focuses here on his concept of active meditation - doing an activity with a sense of higher purpose - and its application to the entirety of our lives. Read More »
“As In Meditation, So In Life” A psychic medium told me he asked the Spirit World how best to communicate with it. The reply: “Come as to your mother.” I would just add the obvious, “Come as to your mother of love.” Read More »
Video: The Highest Affirmation In this free video, Dr. Diamond shares the highest affirmation he has found. He describes how both to sing it aloud, and how to use it in meditation. Read More »
“Living in the Moment”
Many years ago I was in Osaka walking through a crowded and bustling underground multi-level shopping complex at the central railway station. My Japanese friend pointed to a little juice bar with tables set out in the middle of the mall. He said, “I have to do something by myself. Why don’t you have a juice and relax?Read More »
“What Is Anguish?” Buddha’s First Noble Truth: life is anguish. The word is derived from the Indo-European root ANGH, "painfully constricted," which also gave us "strangle." Read More »
“Creativity as Aspiration through Meditation”
What unconscious does the artist bring into conscious expression?
The superficial – with always some hate, often more than the love,
or the Deep Unconscious of Pure, Pure Love?
In a sense, it all depends on meditation. Did he, does he, meditate? And what Guidance does he receive from it?
It does not have to be meditation in the more formal sense, only some means of surrendering himself to Inspiration.Read More »