Ben has been a student of the Diamond Approach since 1999, and a teacher since 2016. He has a background as a public school teacher in Santa Cruz, California.
One of the most important principals that I’ve learned to appreciate and trust about the Diamond Approach is that no matter what our experience is, if we love the Truth more than anything, and explore it through inquiry, Being will reveal itself.
At the age of 30 I was teaching English in Indonesia when I had a near death experience that was a portal to a deeper spiritual opening. The impact on me was significant, and facilitated my yearning to find a spiritual teacher and path that would support and continue this opening. Within 6 months I had discovered the Diamond Approach through a friend in Santa Cruz, California. As I explored my personal experience with my private teacher, and learned the methodology of inquiry, I began to connect with True Nature in a way that began, (and continues) to transform my life.