Synopses & Reviews
The Diamond in Your Pocket, the first major book release from Gangaji, describes our never-ending search to find fulfillment, which, paradoxically, already exists if we will only stop long enough to discover its true source. Now, this modern-day classic is available in two new formats: paperback and a multi-CD audio recording in the author's own voice. I have discovered that it is actually impossible to find happiness, teaches Gangaji. As long as you are seeking to find happiness somewhere, you are overlooking where happiness is ... in your true nature. With The Diamond in Your Pocket, the American-born teacher who has influenced the lives of thousands through her retreats and public events helps us to reconcile the observations and questions that arise along the spiritual path. Like a precious gem, The Diamond in Your Pocket cuts through what is false, and illuminates what is true--a brilliant series of contemplations and insights you will want to hold dear and return to again and again. Gangaji shows us thought-by-thought how to stop the endless activity of our minds, and experience the brilliance and radiance of who we really are in every present moment.
A master thief waited his whole life to acquire the most beautiful diamond in the world. When he heard it had been purchased, he spent three days trying to steal the rare jewel. He failed.
Finally, the thief walked right up to the owner and asked, "How did you hide this precious jewel from me?"
To which the owner replied, "I placed it where I knew you would never look--in your own pocket "
This insightful tale opens the first major book release from Gangaji--an American-born teacher who has influenced the lives of thousands of people through her public events.
In The Diamond in Your Pocket
, Gangaji describes our never-ending search as human beings to find fulfillment--which, paradoxically, already exists if only we will stop long enough to experience it. Readers join Gangaji to learn more about:
How to let go of your need to control, and activate instead the choice of where you put your mind's attentionCultivating the courage to be vulnerable, so you can meet--and deeply merge with--the unknownHow to unearth the roots of suffering--learn to stop replaying your life's dramatic stories over and over, and much more
"As long as you are searching for it, it cannot be found, " teaches Gangaji. Written as a series of short contemplations, The Diamond in Your Pocket
shows you thought-by-thought how to stop the endless activity of your mind, and experience the brilliance and radiance of who you really are.
This enlightened book describes the never-ending search to find fulfillment, which, paradoxically, already exists if people would only stop to discover its true source. Gangaji shows readers how to halt the endless activity of thoughts and experience the true brilliance and radiance of each moment.