Keep it simple: dzogchen in daily life. Brighton, May 2007

Because our life is nothing but moments, events, arising and passing, arising and passing. All that we’ve ever done is gone. Our childhood is gone. We can remember it, we can tell stories about it, but it’s gone. Even our breakfast is gone. Everything is gone. If we really see that, then when we tell people about ourselves, about our past, we’re just inviting them to fall asleep with us. We’re saying, ‘I had a lovely dream, let me share it with you. You can fall asleep in my dream for a while and then, because I believe in reciprocity, I’ll fall asleep in yours.’

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Reflections on buddhism and psychotherapy. Italy, 2007

James Low A talk given to therapists at the Buddhism and Psychotherapy Conference at the Lama Tzong Khapa Institute organised by the Mindfulness Project,  Pomaia, Italy.  15-17 August, 2007 Download the Pdf Extract All the experiences of our lives are like birds flying in the sky.  Maybe you go walking through the lovely trees here and suddenly a memory comes into […]

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Sameness and difference: buddhist and western understandings of identification. Freiburg, 2007

James Low Public talk Freiburg, Germany Evening of Thursday  21st June 2007 Download PDF Transcribed by Yashomitra [Jonathan Baker] and Wendy Chozom Edited by Barbara Terris Excerpts From the point of view of buddhism the mind is considered to be not something which can be filled, but something which reveals. The traditional example for this is the image of a […]

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Gleichheit und Verschiedenheit: buddhistisches und westliches Verständnis von Identifikation. Freiburg, 2007

James Low Ein öffentlicher Abendvortrag von James Low Freiburg i.Br., Deutschland Donnerstag, 21. Juni 2007 Übersetzt von Julia Dreyer  Download the Pdf Auszüge Vom buddhistischen Standpunkt aus wird der Geist als etwas betrachtet, das nicht angefüllt werden kann, sondern als etwas, das etwas offenbart. Das traditionelle Beispiel dafür ist das Bild eines  Spiegels… Wenn wir uns aber auf unsere eigene […]

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Überlegungen zu Buddhismus und Psychotherapie. Italy, 2007

Vorgetragen bei der vom Mindfulness‐Projekt (www.mindproject.com) organisierten Konferenz „Buddhismus und Psychotherapie“ im Lama Tzong Khapa Institut. Pomaia, Italien. August 2007. James Low Als PDF downloaden Übersetzt von Petra Niehaus Extract Vielmehr sind all die Erfahrungen unseres Lebens wie Vögel, die am Himmel fliegen. Vielleicht gehst du zwischen den wunderbaren Bäumen hier herum und plötzlich erinnerst du dich daran, ein Kind gewesen zu […]

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Reflexiones sobre budismo y psicoterapia. Italy, 2007.

Presentado en la conferencia “Budismo y Psicoterapia”, organizada en el Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa por Mindfulness Project. Pomaia, Italia. Agosto 2007. James Low Download as PDF Traducido al español por María Vidarte, Asun y Lurdes Eizaguirre con la contribución de Isabel Vidarte Extract Al contrario, las experiencias de la vida son como pájaros en el cielo. Igual, caminando por un bosque, de […]

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Keep it simple: dzogchen in daily life. Brighton, May 2007

Because our life is nothing but moments, events, arising and passing, arising and passing. All that we’ve ever done is gone. Our childhood is gone. We can remember it, we can tell stories about it, but it’s gone. Even our breakfast is gone. Everything is gone. If we really see that, then when we tell people about ourselves, about our past, we’re just inviting them to fall asleep with us. We’re saying, ‘I had a lovely dream, let me share it with you. You can fall asleep in my dream for a while and then, because I believe in reciprocity, I’ll fall asleep in yours.’

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