By John Davis
The Diamond process has been built and taught during the last twenty-five years via Hameed Ali (known mainly by way of his pen identify, A. H. Almaas), who's well known as a pacesetter within the integration of spirituality and psychology. this can be the 1st booklet to introduce the total spectrum of his teachings to a common viewers.
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THE NONCONCEPTUAL Penetrating the natural presence and team spirit of the area, we find its floor as information with out content material or recommendations. We stumble upon the world of nonconceptual know-how and vacancy, the floor of the excellent. the following, we can't say that truth is presence, considering that this measurement is past options, even the idea that of presence. hence, it has a high quality of vacancy that's extra basic than shape. it may don't have any identify simply because any identify may repair it and make it right into a inspiration. hence, Ali additionally calls it the anonymous. even though empty of ideas, this measurement has a feeling of newness and freshness to it. in reality, since it is empty of options, it's regularly clean and new. the genuine nature of the area is totally obvious. Our conception has a top quality of naked expertise with no suggestions or labels. We understand the realm, however it is as though each one notion have been brand-new and undistorted through our stories and expectancies. Any reification or solving of any element of expertise blocks this measurement. as a result, the natural information of the anonymous is nonconceptual. This makes for a paradoxical, koanlike workout in conversing approximately that which can't be noted. once we are saying whatever approximately this size, we're out of it. it may possibly merely be identified with out innovations, and any reputation or belief of it, except a natural, naked wisdom, isn't it. there's just a mirrorlike notion with no statement, response, or maybe figuring out. Now, Being is a totally transparent, crystalline, mild, and spacious caliber. it's a luminous vacancy, reflecting the real nature past options and life. THE emblems within the emblems, the realm is skilled as a natural, flowing, dynamic unfoldment in every one second. This size coexists with all of the different Boundless dimensions. The event of Divine Love, the ideal, or even the event of the Nonconceptual size all have a high quality of swap. not one of the Boundless dimensions defined to this point can account for this transitory caliber. The emblems is Being as dynamic circulate. it's the undeniable fact that the area is born anew each one second. This dynamism unearths the world’s aliveness and its continuous unfoldment and flowering. From this measurement, the realm is noticeable in its everlasting and undying unfoldment and alter. the realm is printed as a dance, continuously relocating. but this flow isn't really haphazard yet geared up. All of our sensations, innovations, emotions, the entire continuous moment-to-moment adjustments within the actual global, and mockingly, even the perfect team spirit and the anonymous vacancy are an unfoldment of this dynamism and move. The emblems is additionally often called the “Universal Soul,” the soul of the universe. it truly is just like the private soul or the person attention that reviews other than that it really is boundless and egoless. Being is a continuing circulate of construction and renewal, and whilst there are not any own boundaries or fixations to that renewal, it's a revelation. continually revealing itself, Being is manifesting the entire features of its precise nature concurrently.