Mothers & Mothering

Audio Lecture: Creativity and the Lap of Comfort

Dr. Diamond offers a profound reflection on the nature of comfort - and how the true purpose of the arts is to provide it. A talk from November 2020.
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“Mum’s Ring – Our Enso”

Many times my mother’s spirit would come through and mention her ring which Suzie now wears. Mum’s ring – our Enso.
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“My Hara My Mother’s Womb”

Referring to the Hara, Zen Master Daiun Sogaku Harada: “The center of the universe is your belly-cave.” The Hara, the Xia Dantian – is it the second chakra, Swadhisthana?
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“The Gift of a Doll”

My mother once gave me a doll. She Knew I lacked her Instinct – and always would. But she hoped.
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“Thanks, I Needed That!”

Is every experience, whatever it may seem to be, somehow Meant to help us with our mothers and, through them, to Beyond? There used to be a TV ad for an aftershave lotion. The man would apply it to his face – which he’d then slap. The punch-line: “Thanks, I needed that!”
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“Was Omar Khayyam born in a cabbage patch?”

Was Omar Khayyam born in a cabbage patch?
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Video: Lung 1 – The Most Basic Acupuncture Point

Any problem within the Acupuncture System can ultimately be traced back to left Lung 1, the most basic point, which Dr. Diamond associates with Matrophilia, the love of the mother.
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“The surgeon tells me”

The surgeon tells me – almost en passant – that he’s left instructions
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“To every doctor”

To every doctor: At an unconscious level every patient is your mother.
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“Start with Nature without Man”

Start with Nature without Man: a twig, a pebble – whatever.
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