Essence With the Elixir of Enlightenment: The Diamond Approach to Inner Realization

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Weiser Books, Mar 1, 1998 - Religion - 272 pages
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Essence has been combined with The Elixir of Enlightenment, a short introductory text directed toward students on the path who are frustrated by either the spiritual or psychological barriers that Western life can present. Discusses the values and shortcomings of spiritual training, and explores why an impasse may occur. Reveals how a precise understanding of your own personality can free your inner resources so that your essential being can lead you toward enlightenment.
 

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Contents

PRESENCE AND ESSENCE
1
ESSENCE
15
THE LOSS OF ESSENCE
83
THE RETRIEVAL OF ESSENCE
103
THE DEVELOPMENT OF ESSENCE
125
EPILOGUE
181
B1BL1OGRAPHY
183
EDITORS PREFACE
201
THE SITUATION
1
THE PROBLEM
7
THE SOLUTION
27
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About the author (1998)

John Davis is a senior student of A. H. Almaas and a teacher of the Diamond Approach. He is also a professor of psychology at the Metropolitan State College of Denver and a senior adjunct faculty member at the Naropa Institute.

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