Face to face

Facing the mystery of the face.  Face to Face Facing your face, receiving infinity, You are ceaselessly revealing As each moment of revelation unravels effortlessly Receiving this I am slipped free of the fetter of agency And find myself within unbounded revelation: You and I safely beyond our habitual assimilation into Concepts we have about each other Too vast and […]

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Emptiness, equanimity and kindness. Zoom, April 2020

Talk by James Low, “Emptiness, Equanimity and Kindness” April 2020. When many people are suffering our hearts go out to them and we wish them well. This quality of kindness is vital to extend our connectivity beyond the people of our personal concern. However from the buddhist point of view the power of kindness is greatly increased by merging it with the wisdom of emptiness.

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How you see is what you see

James Low, 23 April 2020 It begins:Mum sends you, age 7, to the market to buy oranges, only oranges, and “don’t buy anything else!” The women with the fruit and vegetable stalls want to sell you what they have,  “Look” they say, “what lovely bananas and the grapes, Oh, such lovely grapes – and these pears are so amazing.”

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Guided meditations

Guided meditation1: Moving in stillness. Text. Guided meditation2: Finding stillness in movement Text James Low has made recordings of two short guided meditations (April 2020) for releasing stress and integrating stillness and movement. These are designed for people in the caring professions working long hours due to COVID-19 and who only have brief periods to practise. Each lasts 10 minutes. […]

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Open to life: the heart of awareness. Public Talk. Brighton, 2012

James Low Brighthelm Centre, Brighton, UK 2nd December 2012 Transcribed by Michelle Hughes Edited by James Low Dzogchen (the great perfection) is one of the most beautiful expressions of wisdom that has come from Tibet and India. Its essence points to the inherent freedom and clarity that is our natural state. Free from religious or spiritual dogma, it offers a […]

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