The Cuckoo’s Cry Heralding the Good Fortune of Glorious Presence. By Vairocana

Translated by James Low The Cuckoo’s Cry Heralding the Good Fortune of Glorious Presence. Rig Pa’i Khu Byug. By Vairocana. The title is translated by others in many different terms including “The Song of the cuckoo” and “The Cuckoo’s cry of awareness”. As the cuckoo’s cry is the harbinger of spring so the six verses of the Cuckoo’s Cry introduce the […]

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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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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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