Eifel Retreat Autumn 2004

Taking obstacles as the path: including a commentary on The Natural way and the way of bewilderment. This four day retreat took place between 28th October and 31st October 2004 at the Kamalashila Institute in the Eifel, Germany. It focussed on two texts from the 2nd edition of “Simply Being”. Chapter 2: A Brief Explanation of Refuge and Bodhicitta Chapter […]

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Focusing and distraction [02]. Macclesfield, 2004

Macclesfield, 17th and 18th July 2004 Talk by James Low Transcribed by Gordon Ellis Edited by Wendy Chozom and James Low Read or Download the English Transcript Read or Download the German Transcript Sammlung und Ablenkung / Zerstreuung Listen to to the audio¬†recording Excerpts: It is important to stay relaxed and open with any experience. It’s as if you were […]

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Focussing and distraction [02]. Macclesfield, 2004

Macclesfield,¬†17 July 2004 James Low “If we do not have the capacity to choose whether to identify with arising thoughts or not we have little freedom. Like preoccupied puppets we are pulled by the strings of internal forces and external triggers which drive us into reactivity.¬† Practices such as following the flow of the breath help develop a clear attention, […]

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