Relax and release. Teaching weekend. Geneva, 2019

James Low Geneva, 6-7 June 2019 Teaching Weekend. Relax and release Exploring the nature of attachment and how to release it. James makes reference to a short text by Maitripa, ‘A Brief Exposition of Mahamudra’ which forms chapter 12 of his book, Simply Being. Organised by Manon Widmer Recorded by Cyril Obadia English only. Download the audio files from Saturday […]

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Dzogchen view in Tibetan Buddhism. London, 2018

Based on a talk given by James Low at Watkins Books, London 26th April 2018 ‘Dzogchen’ means great completion, indicating that from the very beginning everything has been complete in itself. That is to say, each moment is perfect as it is, even if not perfect when viewed from the frame of reference of relativity. For example, a rotting tomato […]

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Equanimity and the pull of the five poisons. Frankfurt, 2019

Buddhist teaching day. Equanimity and the pull of the five poisons: the power of the five poisonous afflictions (mental dullness, desire, aversion, jealousy and pride) is very strong and each affliction can easily pull us away from grounded harmony and into the treacherous security of taking up a position. However equanimity is the great quality of the Middle Way avoiding extremes. Poised, dynamically balancing according to circumstances yet without bias in any direction, it reveals the freedom not to be at the mercy of the afflictions.

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Balance in turbulent times [20]. Macclesfield, 2019

Equanimity:finding balance in a turbulent world. Macclesfield, 22-24 February 2019 James Low Charles Lomas organised this annual teaching weekend for the Kun-Pan Ling Buddhist group in Macclesfield. Précis: Attempts to withdraw from turbulence or to control the mind are actions which increase our sense of separation. The mahayana view looks at how our mind is, rather than focusing on its […]

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The Heart of the matter is the open mind. Oxford, 2018

James Low Teaching weekend: The heart of the matter is the open mind Lady Margaret College, Oxford. 1-2 Dec 2018 Organised by Giovanni Maschio Recorded by Tim Stone Although we rely on our mind in every aspect of our lives, the mind itself is rarely the focus of our interest and attention. Meditation is a simple yet profound way to get to […]

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