Easy illumination. Oxford, Nov.2019

James Low Teaching weekend Oxford, 9-10 November 2019 Easy illumination We inhabit a paradox as our self-revealing mind is hidden by our way of looking. The structure of a short Dzogchen text by the extraordinary Tibetan Yogini Ayu Khandro was used to explore how not to get in the way of our mind’s intrinsic illumination. The focus was on the […]

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True nature. Public Talk. Oxford, Nov 2019

James Low Evening Public Talk, Oxford 8 November 2019 True nature. James begins by saying that he will be talking about the general principles of a dzogchen understanding of life and its place in buddhism.   Organised by Gio Maschio Audio prepared by Tim Stone English only. Followed by 2 days of teaching Download the audio files here

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Equanimity and the pull of the five poisons. Frankfurt, Oct 2019

James Low Tibethaus, Frankfurt. 18/10/2019 One day of teaching Equanimity and the pull of the five poisons The power of the five poisonous afflictions (mental dullness, desire, aversion, jealousy and pride) is very strong and each affliction can easily pull us away from grounded harmony into the treacherous security of taking up a position. Equanimity is the great quality of […]

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Equanimity and the pull of the five poisons. Frankfurt, Oct 2019

James Low Public Talk Tibethaus, Frankfurt.17/10/2019 Equanimity and the pull of the five poisons The power of the five poisonous afflictions (mental dullness, desire, aversion, jealousy and pride) is very strong and each affliction can easily pull us away from grounded harmony into the treacherous security of taking up a position. Equanimity is the great quality of the Middle Way, […]

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Relax and release. Teaching weekend. Geneva, 2019

James Low Geneva, 6-7 June 2019 Teaching Weekend. Relax and release Exploring the nature of attachment and how to release it. James makes reference to a short text by Maitripa, ‘A Brief Exposition of Mahamudra’ which forms chapter 12 of his book, Simply Being. Organised by Manon Widmer Recorded by Cyril Obadia English only. Download the audio files from Saturday […]

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Balance in turbulent times [20]. Macclesfield, 2019

Equanimity:finding balance in a turbulent world. Macclesfield, 22-24 February 2019 James Low Charles Lomas organised this annual teaching weekend for the Kun-Pan Ling Buddhist group in Macclesfield. Précis: Attempts to withdraw from turbulence or to control the mind are actions which increase our sense of separation. The mahayana view looks at how our mind is, rather than focusing on its […]

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