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Body of Being: An Exploration (Video Download)

Note that our original print run of this DVD set has come to a close. Instead, we now offer download access to the video files via a Google Drive shared folder. After you complete your purchase, you will receive an email with links for download access to:

  • videos (.mp4) of the retreat’s original talks, discussions, and practices;
  • a Google Drive folder which contains extras like the files to burn your own 3-DVD set (.bup, .ifo, .vob) and the original box art and disc art (.pdf) which you can use to assemble your own DVD box.

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Many of us are alienated from our bodies or view them as an impediment to spiritual realization. This workshop looks at the body from the perspective of the Diamond Approach®, a modern spiritual practice that involves open inquiry into one’s experience through traditional meditation and other methods, along with psychological exploration.

This workshop, recommended for both new and advanced students, includes a rare introduction to some of the core practices used in the Diamond Approach, and addresses questions such as: How can we utilize our embodiment effectively for inner work? What happens to the body in the process of awakening and realization? What is the body in the realized condition? These are just a few of the avenues of inquiry explored by A. H. Almaas in this fascinating presentation, which includes experiential exercises you can do at home. 

A. H. Almaas (Hameed Ali) is the originator of the Diamond Approach® and founder of the Ridhwan School, and has been teaching individuals around the world for the past 35years. He is the author of over a dozen books, including Luminous Night’s Journey, Essence, Facets of Unity and The Unfolding Now

Disc One

  1. Liberating the Body ­ 1 hr 8 min
  2. Awakening the Body ­ 1 hr 27 min

Disc Two

  1. Body of Realization ­ 1 hr 18 min
  2. Inner Body ­1 hr 7 min

Disc Three ­ – Practices                                                       

  1. Practices Introduction ­ 4 min
  2. Sensing, Looking and Listening ­19 min
  3. Kath Meditation ­12 min
  4. Om Salutation ­ 4 min
  5. Total Movement ­14 min
  6. Music Meditation ­ 2 min
  7. The Silent Witness & Inquiry ­ 2 min

This is a presentation of Guest House Retreat & Conference Center, located in Chester, Connecticut. We create opportunities for transformational work and provide a nurturing environment for those seeking to develop human potential and enrich the world. Visit us at 

Copyright © 2012 A. Hameed Ali. All Rights Reserved.

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