In contrast to the common superficial meaning of beauty as very pleasant (eg. “a beautiful day/ice cream/sentiment”) Diamond’s use of the word designates something much deeper, inspired by its Latin root, beatus meaning blessed. If we believe a thing – a work of art, a piece of music, or any type of phenomenon – to be Beautiful, it makes us feel profoundly loved and greatly raises our Life Energy. This concept was developed in the 1980s, specifically being one of the higher levels of Cantillation*.
- Audio: “True Beauty: An Awareness of High Cantillation” (seminar)