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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Calm and clear: finding space for life. Lisbon, 2020

James Low Teaching day, 15 Jan 2020. Instituto Macrobiótico de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal. Calm and clear: finding space for life. As the our world becomes faster and more challenging – and as new crises and demands emerge – it is helpful to find a relaxed, open spaciousness within ourselves, and so start to welcome and respond to these movements. Buddhist […]

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Meditation and psychotherapy. Public Talk. Lisbon, 2020

James Low. Public Talk, 14 Jan 2020. Instituto Macrobiótico de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal. Meditation and psychotherapy. In order to be open and available in the clinical setting, we need to be able to drop our pre-occupations and pattern formations. Being present with and for the other, without an imposed agenda, is perhaps our greatest gift. English and Brazilian Portuguese Translator: […]

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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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