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A. H. Almaas



A. H. Almaas is the pen name of Kuwaiti American author and spiritual teacher Hameed Ali. As the spiritual head of the Ridhwan School, Almaas developed the Diamond Approach, which is a means of spiritual development informed by modern psychological and therapeutic techniques. He has been described as an Integral Theorist and a perennial philosopher.

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A. H. Almaas and Karen Johnson: Life as a Spiritual Path

Founders of the Diamond Approach Hameed Ali (A. H. Almaas) and Karen Johnson explore key principles of the Diamond Approach and how daily life can be used as its own spiritual practice.

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Diamond Heart Book Two: The Freedom to Be

Founder and spiritual teacher A. H. Almaas continues his study of the Diamond Approach to uncovering the many facets of our human potential. We live in a world of mystery, wonder, and beauty.

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An Introduction to the Diamond Approach

At some point there is no distinction between what I am and what my life is.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageYour conflicts, all the difficult things, the problematic situations in your life are not chance or haphazard. They are actually yours. They are specifically yours, designed specifically for you by a part of you that loves you more than anything else.

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Diamond Heart Book One: Elements of the Real in Man

Founded by spiritual teacher A. H. Almaas, the Diamond Approach presents a unique path to enlightenment that borrows from modern psychology and therapy.

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Diamond Heart Book Three: Being and the Meaning of Life

The founder of the Diamond Approach guides readers through the difficult process of understanding and accepting our true identity. We live in a world of mystery, wonder, and beauty.

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The Diamond Approach: An Introduction to the Teachings of A. H. Almaas

A revised and expanded edition of the definitive guide to the Diamond Approach, the modern contemplative practice that integrates psychology and spirituality and emphasizes the importance of self-inquiry.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageSometimes being real means allowing pain or accepting a painful truth. Yet something in us aligns with an inner ground of authenticity when we are real. We love it because of its inherent rightness in our soul, the sense of, ‘Aha, here I am and there is nothing to do but be.’

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The Inner Journey Home: The Soul’s Realization of the Unity of Reality

What is the soul, and how do we come to know it? What is its journey in life, and what stages and obstacles are encountered along the way? These questions are explored here in detail according to the Diamond Approach, a spiritual path that combines systematic inquiry into personal experience, the...

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The Point of Existence: Transformations of Narcissism in Self-Realization

The founder of the Diamond Approach to Self-Realization examines narcissism through a spiritual lens, presenting it as our greatest barrier to understanding our truest self. In this book, the author explores the underlying spiritual understanding of narcissism.

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