What is Dzogchen? James Low interviewed by Guido Ferrari. Todtmoos, 2006

Saying the unsayable: Transcript of a video interview by Guido Ferrari. The first question is “What is Dzogchen?” June 2006, Todtmoos, GermanyTranscribed by Daniel Beierstettel Excerpts • The point of view of dzogchen is to recognize that the ground of all of our thought, feeling, sensation, activity, is a state of open relaxation, a state of presence – that is […]

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Dzogchen. Eifel Retreat, Oktober 2006

Eifel Herbst Retreat,  19-22 Oktober 2006 James Low Als PDF downloaden Transkribiert von Wulf Niepold (Don. Sam.) und Magda Linca (Son.). Editiert von Barbara Terris und übersetzt von Kurt Rabitsch Extracts Dharmakaya ist das Gewahrsein der unendlichen Räumlichkeit des Geistes als Ort der Gastlichkeit gegenüber allen Formen, während sie unaufhörlich erscheinen. Der Dharmakaya verändert sich nicht, weil er kein Ding ist, wogegen alles, […]

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Calm and clear. Freiburg, 2006.

When things are calm it is easy to disturb them. When things are clear it is easy to dirty them, to make them lose their clarity. On an ordinary level calmness and clarity are very vulnerable states. This is because of the very nature of our existence. From a traditional buddhist point of view the functioning basis of our existence, of how we operate as human beings, is to be caught up in an experience of duality: looking inside we experience ‘ourselves’, and looking outside we experience ‘things’ which are other. But of course, it is not quite as simple as that.

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Dire dell’indicibile: cosa è lo dzogchen? Intervista, 2006

Un’intervista a James Low di Guido Ferrari, Todtmoos, Germania, Giugno 2006. Traduzione dall’inglese di Guido Ferrari Download as PDF Estratti … La visione dello Dzogchen significa riconoscere che la base di tutti i pensieri, le emozioni, le sensazioni, le azioni è uno stato di aperto rilassamento, uno stato di presenza, cioè l’essere completamente qui, totalmente vivo, una consapevolezza chiara che non è né questo […]

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Unwissenheit: wie sie entsteht und wie wir uns in ihr zurechtfinden. Berlin, 2006

Öffentlicher Abendvortrag, 10. März 2006. Berlin Übersetzt von Daniel Beierstettel Als PDF downloaden Auszüge: Der entscheidende Punkt ist sehr einfach. Nimm das Leben nicht zu ernst! Wenn du zurückschaust, wirst du sehen, dass du schon viele Schwierigkeiten in der Vergangenheit hattest, und nun sind sie verschwunden. Jetzt schlägst du dich mit den Problemen dieses Momentes herum, und wenn du das […]

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Dying and the deathless. Bristol, 2006

Talk delivered  by James Low at a Conference on Death and Dying organized by Bristol Chan Group and Western Chan Fellowship, February 2006 Transcribed and edited by Wendy Chozom Download as PDF Excerpts Where we go wrong in this experience of dying is to imagine that things are happening to us rather than accepting everything, both subject and object, as my […]

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