Clarity and Equanimity

 The Waking Up team has released a news series of teachings by James Low. If you would like to listen to this or share this series, here is a link to the series: https://dynamic.wakingup.com/pack/PKBE12B?code=guest. It opens a 30-day free trial for anyone who does not have an account with Waking Up. James was happy to welcome some people at the […]

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A Brief Exposition of Mahamudra by Maitripa

This is the first of two texts of mahamudra (Phyag-rGya Chen-Po), the great openness. It was composed by the famous Indian yogi Maitripa and transmitted directly to Marpa who gave it to his disciple Milarepa. Translated by James Low and commented by him in East Sussex, 2021, Bremen 2012, Geneva, 2019, Freiburg, 2018. Read the text in English here. This […]

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The Mahamudra Middle Way of the Ganges. 23 verses taught by Tilopa to Naropa

“Twenty-three indestructible verses on mahamudra taught on the banks of the River Ganges by the master adept of mahamudra, Sri Tilopa, to the learned and accomplished Kashmiri pandit Naropa after he had accomplished the twelve demanding tasks. Great Naropa then transmitted it to the great king of translators Marpa Chokyi Lodro who translated it and finalised it at Naropa’s northern […]

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Me First! The story of why buddhas show wrathful forms.

This illustrated early Buddhist account follows the Buddhas’ responses to the rise of a demonic world dictator.  It illuminates how the will to power brings misery to many, as we see in the current political situation in Ukraine, in Gaza and in many other places. You can read more about it here and buy it here. It is currently being […]

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