In this 3-hour workshop, founders of the Diamond Approach, A H Almaas and Karen Johnson, explore important questions around technology and its part in our awakening and ultimately rather than seeing technology as something to tolerate, to understand it as a reflection of the unity of presence, and a powerful vehicle to support our individual and collective awakening.

Modules: 13
Level: Advanced
Duration: A 3 Hour Workshop
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Try now for free If we thoroughly investigate the matter for ourselves, we see that we have to confront ourselves in very powerful and deep ways.
AH Almaas


01. Bringing the Diamond Approach into the Technological Age

Introduction to the Diamond Approach and bringing it into the technological age.

02. Meditation Exercise in Presence

A short meditation practice focusing on present moment awareness.

03. We must First be Connected with Ourselves

To bring ourselves into technology, we must first be connected with ourselves.

04. How Comfortable are you Without your Devices?

How comfortable do you feel when you don't have your technological devices with you?

05. Using Technology as a Source of Connection and Disconnection

How we use technology as a tool for both connection and disconnection, and how to tell the difference.

06. Is there an Intelligence Within Technology that Takes us Away from our Humanity?

Exploring the relationship of our experience with technology as a possible distraction from our true humanity.

07. Managing an Addiction to Technology

How do we manage an addiction to technology? Some insight and tips.

08. Presence Exercise

A short exercise in practicing present moment awareness.

09. Anxious, Ambivalent Attachment

Will the anxious, ambivalant attitude attachment we experience become the norm?

10. Presence Meditation Questions and Comments

Questions and comments on the Presence meditation and exercise.

11. Sensing Exercise

A short exercise in connecting to the body and sensing your space.

12. Sensing Exercise Questions and Comments

Questions and comments on the sensing exercise.

13. Conclusion and Invitation to the 6 Month Course

A H Almaas and Karen Johnson invite you to join the 6 month course for Technology and Awakening, availble now on Conscious Life.


Creator of the Diamond Approach to Self-Realization. The Diamond Approach is a contemporary teaching that developed within the context of both ancient spiritual teachings and modern depth psychology theories....
Co-founder of the Diamond Approach as it is taught in the Ridhwan School, a contemporary original spiritual understanding and path, expressing timeless wisdom on self-realization using the insights of our time.....

How does this workshop work?

Technology and Awakening is a 3-hour workshop recorded live in Berkeley, California. Join us as Founders of the Diamond Approach, A H Almaas and Karen Johnson explore important questions around technology and its potential to support or inhibit our awakening. This workshop is an introduction to the full Technology and Awakening Course.

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