Love, compassion, joy and equanimity [10], 2009

Macclesfield, 27th Jun 2009 James Low “The meaning of the  ‘Four Brahmaviharas’, which is found in all schools of buddhism, is expounded here along with the accompanying prayer. We wish that all beings rest in the integration of their natural condition and that the obstacles to this may dissolve. We see the equality and insubstantial nature of what our conditioning […]

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Essential point in three statements. Todtmoos Au, June 2009

Retreat, 12-14 Jun 2009 Todtmoos-Au James Low Patrul Rinpoche’s commentary on Garab Dorje’s ‘Essential point in three statements’ Part 1. James continues teaching on this commentary the following year in Todtmoos in October 2010. Patrul Rinpoche’s commentary is Chapter 11 in Simply being: texts in the dzogchen tradition (James Low, Antony Rowe Publishing, 2010. ISBN 9781907571015) German translation by Robert […]

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Integration in Dzogchen. Freiburg, June 2009

11 Jun 2009 Todtmoos-Au James Low Public Talk Integration is a central concept in dzogchen: Sleeping Beauty or Sleeping Buddha? German translation by Robert Jarolawski Videos of part of the retreat are here The transcript is here “It’s a bit like in the fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty. After she pricks her finger on her birthday, she falls into a […]

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Dzogchen and identity. Berlin, Feb. 2009

James Low Berlin Teaching Weekend 6-8  Feb. 2009 “Dzogchen offers a radical view of personal identity. How we think of ourselves determines the choices we make and sets up the patterns of our lives. Yet, how we think of ourselves is determined by many complex historical factors. Caught up in a web of thoughts, feelings and sensations, we encounter a world […]

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