Wisdom of Life and Death: What Enlightenment Reveals about the Relationship Between Life and Death
Wisdom of Life and Death is a recorded presentation of a 10-day retreat given by A.H. Almaas, originator of the Diamond Approach. This was the first retreat he released to the public and the proceeds from sales go to the End-of-Life service group in support of the Ridhwan School.
These 18 lectures, which include exercises as well as comments and questions by attendees, address progressively deeper spiritual, psychological, and physical aspects of the death of the ego, as well as of the body. The subject is presented within the context of the Diamond Approach, a spiritual map developed by A. H. Almaas that draws on both contemporary depth psychology and ancient spiritual wisdom. Presented in 1999, Wisdom of Life & Death provides an in-depth understanding of life, so we can cherish every moment of it.
This program also includes two segments on Understanding of the Bardos: Diamond Approach with Karen Johnson. Each segment includes a lecture, personal inquiry, guided practice, and question & comment periods to explore what the teachers have experienced in tracking others beyond the edge of life. These teachings were originally offered to students of the Ridhwan School and their friends in June 2008.