Karen Johnson

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Karen Johnson is longtime colleague of Almaas, with whom he cofounded the Diamond Approach. They have been teaching together for many years. Johnson was educated as an artist and then received an MA in psychology.

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Karen Johnson: The Jeweled Path: Meet the Diamond Appr...

Karen Johnson is a co-developer and long-time teacher of the Diamond Approach, a spiritual and philosophical modality that strives toward inner realization. In this episode of Insights at the Edge, Karen speaks with Tami Simon about the experience of developing the Diamond Approach into what it is today, including how she first met Hameed Ali—the man who would take up the pen name A. H. Almaas. Drawing on her recently released book The Jeweled Path, Karen relates how she discovered presence in the midst of great turmoil, as well as how that discovery set her on a lifelong path of spiritual inquiry. Tami and Karen discuss the principles behind the Diamond Approach, including an explanation of “wisdom vehicles” and how they manifest in the course of daily life. Finally, they talk about the Diamond Approach’s stance on ultimate truth and how Karen hopes the Approach will impact the world. (67 minutes)

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