The Union of wisdom and compassion. Vienna, 2015

May 28th 2015 Vienna Public Talk. Speech starts at 0:01:10 and ends at 1:37:00 German and English Translator: Sylvester Lohinger TITLE: The union of wisdom and compassion. Effortless non duality appears when dualistic effort subsides. Dzogchen illuminates the givenness of non-duality by supporting us in finding ease and relaxation whatever occurs. James starts by saying “”We have a little time […]

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Wisdom and compassion. Macclesfield, 2013

James Low Macclesfield, 22-24 February 2013 Transcribed by Lois Hague Edited by Barbara Terris Download PDF Excerpts …Compassion is hospitality to everything… …The Sanskrit term Dharmadhatu – here ‘dharma’ means phenomena and ‘dhatu’ means ‘space’, so it’s the space within which phenomena arise. I have recently started translating it as ‘infinite hospitality’ because the space of the mind can be […]

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The Two truths: a dzogchen view. Frankfurt, 1995

James Low Frankfurt, March 1995 Download PDF The Paradoxical Double-Move of Tantra The Teacher Student Relationship The Two Truths: Relative Truth and Absolute Truth Finding what is a good fit for you Pure Relative Truth Deconstructing our assumptions Impure Relative Truth: seeing things as real and attachment to them Dzogchen and the Two Truths Thoughts arising in Shamatha meditation Thoughts […]

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Dzogchen and its relation to mahayana and tantra. Lahr, Germany, 2009

James Low Lahr, Germany, 5th-6th December, 2009 Download PDF Transcribed by Sarah Allen Edited and revised by James Low  Excerpts: … Sitting quietly in meditation you can examine the birth of samsara, when the openness of the mind gets lost sight of, as the subject is mesmerised by the object and so forgets its own ground…   …Thoughts are very fragile; […]

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Die Sicht enthüllt die Welt: Buddhismus und Psychotherapie. UK, 2010

Vortrag in der Cambridge Buddhist Society. UK, 11 März 2010 James Low Download the PDF Übersetzung von Daniel Beierstettel Inhalt Zur Bedeutung des Wortes Sangs-rGye (Tib. für Buddha) 1 Die Sicht des Hinayana. 2 Die Sicht des Mahayana. 5 Die Sicht des Tantra. 6 Die Sicht des Dzogchen. 8 Sangs-rGye im Dzogchen. 9 Ein Zauberberg, Sulfatkristalle und Zuckerwatte. 10 Menschen ernst zu […]

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