Resting in our true nature in nature. Summer Camp, Sussex, August 2021.

Letting nature show the way. 12-15 August 2021 Summer Camping Retreat in the grounds of Chiddinglye Estate near Forest Row, Sussex. Organised by Huw Williams. Audio recorded and prepared by Gareth Williams English only. James referred to a text by Maitripa that is in his book “Simply Being” This Audio was not recorded on video. Download here

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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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Kindness, fellow feeling and the common weal [21]. Macclesfield, 2020

  Kindness, fellow feeling and the common weal. 31 Jan 2020 – 2nd Feb 2020 James Low Loving kindness, karuna, is the foundational attitude of Buddhism. Kindness sees all life as kind, as kin, as always-already-connected. With this view the barrier between self and other shrinks and we become inclusive in everything we do. This is deepened and supported by […]

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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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Clarity and equanimity. Emerson College, 2019

James Low 13 – 16 June 2019, Emerson College, East Sussex, UK Clarity and equanimity in a time of provocation The movement of our minds often leads to disturbance in the environment around us and likewise the disturbance in our environment provokes thoughts, feelings and many hopes and fears. Given the ever-increasing rate of change it can be useful to […]

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