The natural freedom of the mind. Geneva, 2016

Geneva, 19-20  March 2016 James Low “The view of dzogchen points to the intrinsic simplicity of awareness free of the turbulence of thoughts and emotions. We will practise the meditation that allows us to awaken to what is already here”. Organised by Manon Widmer Translating by Manon Widmer Recording prepared by Cyril Obadia You can read the transcript here. 7 .mp3 files. Download […]

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The natural freedom of the mind. Geneva, 2016

Public talk. Geneva, 18  March 2016 James Low Book launch of “Oeuvres choisies de C. R. Lama” translated by Manon Widmer “The view of dzogchen points to the intrinsic simplicity of awareness free of the turbulence of thoughts and emotions. We will practise the meditation that allows us to awaken to what is always already here”. You can read the […]

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Commentary on the text “The Mirror of clear meaning”. Aracena, 2016

28 April – 2 May 2016 Aracena (near Seville), Spain James Low Commentary on the text “The Mirror of clear meaning“, a dzogchen terma text of Nuden Dorje. The text can be read in James Low’s book “Being right here“, translated into Spanish by Marta Pérez-Yarza as  “Aquí y Ahora“. Spanish translation by Juan Bautista Audio edited by Eduardo Polonio The […]

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Why emptiness is liberating. London, 2016

James Low,  teaching in London on 25 February 2016 at the invitation of Shang Shung Institute. “Awakening to the fact of there being nothing frees us from the endless quest for something. Our problem is the seeming ‘thing-ness’ of things, our sense that we exist as some-‘thing’ in a world of many different ‘things’. The reification which imputes a real […]

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Buddhism and creativity [17]. Macclesfield, 2016

“Meditation can give a fresh outlook which promotes creativity. We will explore the dzogchen view that everything we experience is, in fact, the creativity of the mind.

Buddhism would say that ethics is the basis for our experience and that due to causes and conditions we inhabit a particular vision, a mental construct created from a configuration of many factors. Meditation brings the spaciousness and flexibility needed to respond easily in interaction with the world.”

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