Knowing | Seeing | Becoming

DHUK 2023 10

Our July, October and December weekends will be a deep dive into the quality of personal love. Personal love, or the pink essence, is a unique love, it is your personal love. It is one of the ways our true nature expresses itself. Love that is personal is needed in life, and on the path to the realisation of our Essential nature. This love is basically the magnetism between our soul and its beloved, which is experienced as a sweet pleasurable liking and appreciation for what we love, and for our deepest nature. This personal love, is a part of our birthright to know and realise, yet often lies buried or hidden under all kinds of obscurations and veils from our personality and history.

Through the practice of being present in the immediacy of our experience, and exploring and opening up via Diamond Inquiry™, we can see and understand more about how we came to have the beliefs, ideas, and convictions in our personality.

We can see that these are barriers to direct and immediate knowing, expressing and allowing of this quality to infuse our personal life, our love of truth, and our view of reality as a whole with sweetness, love and appreciation.


If you have already applied and become a member of the group, please register on the Ridhwan portal at

If you are new to DHUK, or have been to one retreat already but not yet sent in your application form yet, you will register here on this site – Dom is one of the teachers of this group, and we use his website for new student registration. Please click “purchase this course” above. We offer a sliding scale of registration fees. We expect most students to be on the standard rate which is the middle rate. But there is an option to pay less if you need to (the lower rate), and an option to pay more if you are able to (the supporter rate).

Once your registration is complete, click the title below to see zoom meeting details, which will also be emailed to you.

Provisional Schedule


6:30pm – 9:15pm: Teaching (all)


9:30am – 12:30pm: Teaching (all)
12:30pm – 2pm: Lunch
2pm – 5pm: Teaching (all)
5:30pm – 7:45pm: Small groups


9:30am – 12:30pm: Teaching (all)
12:30pm – 2pm: Lunch
2pm – 5pm: Teaching (all)
5:30pm – 7:45pm: Small groups

Group 1 on Saturday evening
Group 2 on Sunday evening
Group 3 on Sunday evening
Group 4 on Saturday evening

New Students

If this is your first weekend with DHUK, you’ll be contacted by a teacher to arrange a meeting before the weekend to give you some orientation and to answer any questions that you have. New students will not join the small groups, but will have a lunch meeting with the teachers on Sunday.

Venue Information and Transport Links

St Luke’s Community Centre
90 Central Street
South Islington


The venue is situated a ten minute walk and more or less equidistant from Old Street and Angel stops on the Northern Line Bank branch. Barbican and Farringdon stations are also quite close.

Food, drink, local cafes and food stores 

There are some spaces within the building which we have informal access to for lunch. If the weather is fine the venue has some lovely outdoor spaces, including our own private area with benches outside the Garden Room.

There’s a water dispenser on the group floor, so bring your own bottle. There’s no kettle, fridge or kitchen area we can use.

There are two small cafes about 5 minutes’ walk away on Old Street. Further down Old St and on Whitecross Street, there is more choice (about 8 – 10 minutes/0.4 mile walk away). Nearby on City Road is a very small Tesco Extra and on Old Street near the tube station there’s a large M & S Foodstore, Co-op and Aldi (10 minutes’ walk).

COVID and Flu Protocol

We will not have a covid testing protocol this time. Please do not attend if you have any symptoms of something that may be infectious.

Zoom Attendance

We are will offer Zoom participation, for students who have a genuine health or other issue that prevents you from attending in person. If you will be attending on Zoom please inform Linda on

Please contact Linda with any questions about any of the above.